The Dictator

Synopsis: The Republic of Wadiya is ruled by an eccentric and oppressive leader named Hafez Aladeen. Aladeen is summoned to New York to a UN assembly to address concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program, but the trip goes awry.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Larry Charles
Production: Paramount Pictures
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
6.4
Metacritic:
58
Rotten Tomatoes:
57%
R
Year:
2012
83 min
$57,700,000
Website
2,399 Views

Tensions are rising

as the stand-off

between the world community and the

rogue North African nation of Wadiya

intensified today

as U.N. weapons inspectors were once

again refused access to the country

by Wadiyan leader,

Admiral General Aladeen.

I will take no options

off the table. And I mean what I say,

Tonight we ask...

Who is General Aladeen?

According to

Wadiyan propaganda,

Haffaz Aladeen

was bom in 1973.

He did not know his mother,

who died in childbirth.

GeneralAIadeen was born

the only son of the Colonel Aladeen,

himself a savage

and violent dictator.

Next!

Known for his iconic beard,

he is protected

by 30 female guards,

who he maintains

are virgin.

Thrust into power

at age seven,

he may just be the most dangerous

man in the entire world.

All right,

let's get right to it,

Do you have

nuclear weapons?

What was the question'?

Do you have

nuclear weapons?

Sorry, I can't hear you.

Are you developing

nuclear weapons?

No, I literally

can't hear you.

I'm going to

another question.

Oh, I can hear you now.

Eccentric and with

unlimited oil wealth,

he recently hosted

his own Olympic Games...

On your mark, get set.

...at which he won

fourteen gold medals.

Aladeen! Aladeen!

Often described

as ignorant,

he changed

over 300 Wadiyan words to "Aladeen, "

including the words "positive" and

"negative," causing mass confusion.

Do you want

the Aladeen news or the Aladeen news?

The Aladeen news'?

You are HIV-Aladeen,

With pressure mounting,

Aladeen addressed

his nation today.

Aladeen! Aladeen!

People of Wadiya,

I come before you today

to tell you that the world shall

kneel before our great nation,

We are two months away from

enriching weapons-grade uranium

to be used

for peaceful purposes,

It will be used

only for medical research

and clean energy.

It will, it will.

And will certainly

never be used

to attack ls...

Oh, boy.

With that speech, today,

the international community

is asking one question:

Does the Mad Dog of Wadiya

have nuclear weapons?

Now, show me

my nuclear weapons!

I can't wait!

I can't wait!

This is the Beard

of Doom rocket?

This is my weapon?

I will be a laughingstock!

All my friends

have got nuclear weapons,

Even Ahmadinejad!

And he looks like

a snitch on Miami Vice.

Would it kill him

to wear a tie?

I mean, is every day

in Iran casual Friday'?

Where is the Head of my Nuclear

Program and Procurer of Women?

Where is Nuclear Nadal'?

You had Nadal executed,

Supreme Leader.

Why did I do that?

Supreme Leader!

Nadal.

We are just months away

from refining weapons-grade uranium,

and we are set

to test the missile next week.

It is too round on the top

It needs to be pointy.

Round is not scary.

Pointy is scary.

This will put a smile

on the faces of the enemy.

They will think that it is a huge robot

dildo flying toward them.

No, Supreme Leader.

The shape of the missile top

has nothing to do with aerodynamics,

It is about

the payload delivery,

No. It sticks in the ground,

and then kaboom.

Supreme Leader,

I think perhaps

some of your information

about bombs is coming from cartoons,

Nonsense.

They were research films,

And in them,

the victims of the bomb

would get

very sooty faces

and then a see-through

version of themselves

started rising up towards Heaven

while playing a harp.

In this film,

just one question,

was there a duck who,

when the explosion is happens,

his bill goes

around to the back of his head,

and then in order to talk,

he has to put it back this way'?

There was somebody

who suffered a deformity like that,

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Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Noam Baron Cohen (born 13 October 1971) is a British actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. Baron Cohen has created and portrayed fictional characters Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, Brüno Gehard, and Admiral General Aladeen. Like his idol Peter Sellers, he adopts a variety of accents and guises for his characters and rarely appears out of character.In most of his routines, Baron Cohen's characters interact with unsuspecting people, documentary style, who do not realise they are being set up for comic situations and self-revealing ridicule. His other work includes voicing King Julien XIII in the Madagascar film series (2005–2012) and appearing in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Hugo (2011) and Les Misérables (2012). He made a cameo as a BBC News Anchor in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013). In 2016, he played an English football hooligan brother of an MI6 spy in the comedy film Grimsby, and co-starred as Time in the fantasy sequel Alice Through the Looking Glass. In 2018, Baron Cohen created and starred in Who Is America? for Showtime, his first television project since Da Ali G Show. Baron Cohen was named Best Newcomer at the 1999 British Comedy Awards for The 11 O'Clock Show, and since then, he has received two BAFTA Awards for Da Ali G Show, several Emmy nominations, a nomination for an Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay, and a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his work in the feature film Borat. After the release of Borat, Baron Cohen stated that because the public had become too familiar with the characters, he would retire Borat and Ali G. Similarly, after the release of Brüno, Baron Cohen stated he would also retire the title character. At the 2012 British Comedy Awards, he received the Outstanding Achievement Award, accepting the award while reprising his Ali G character. In 2013, he received the BAFTA Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy. more…

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