The Dictator
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 2012
Director: Larry Charles
Rating: Unrated(Film)
UPC [Locale]: 097361-472744
Running time: 1:39 (99 Min.)
Casetype: HD Slim, Slip Cover
Format: NTSC, 2.40:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: August 21, 2012
Collection type: Owned (#3688)
Status: Available
Purchase date: October 14, 2012
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 6 / 10
Overview
From the creators of Borat comes the hilarious story of a North African dictator (Oscar® nominee** and Golden Globe winner† Sacha Baron Cohen, Borat, Brüno, Da Ali G Show) who, on a visit to New York, is stripped of his power and forced to get a real job at a Brooklyn health food store.

**Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, Borat, 2006. †Best Actor, Borat, 2006
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Genres
Comedy
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Paramount Pictures
 • Four By Two Films
Media Companies:
 • Paramount Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish  Dolby Digital 5.1
Portuguese  Dolby Digital 5.1
Audio Descriptive  Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles
English
French
Portuguese
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature (BD)
2Main Feature (DVD)
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Interviews
 • Digital Copy
 • Music Videos
Crew
Direction
Larry Charles....Director
Writing
Sacha Baron Cohen....Writer
Alec Berg....Writer
David Mandel....Writer
Jeff Schaffer....Writer
Production
Sacha Baron Cohen....Producer
Alec Berg....Producer
David Mandel....Producer
Jeff Schaffer....Producer
Scott Rudin....Producer
Anthony Hines....Producer
Todd Schulman....Producer
Dan Mazer....Executive Producer
Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda....Executive Producer
Adam McKay....Executive Producer
Peter Baynham....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Lawrence Sher....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Greg Hayden....Film Editor
Eric Kissack....Film Editor
Music
Erran Baron Cohen....Composer
Sound
Andrew DeCristofaro....Supervising Sound Editor
Andy Koyama....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Beau Borders....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
William Sarokin....Production Sound Mixer
Art
Victor Kempster....Production Designer
Jeffrey Kurland....Costume Designer
Eric J. Robertson....Visual Effects
Jason Alper....Costume Designer
Greg Berry....Art Director
Julian Laverdiere....Art Director
Nicholas Lundy....Art Director
Drew Jiritano....Visual Effects
Fred Buchholz....Visual Effects
Michael H. Woll....Costume Designer
Naomi Donne....Make-up Artist
Judy Chin....Make-up Artist
Marjorie Durand....Make-up Artist
Mike Marino....Make-up Effects
Visual Effects by Shade VFX
Bryan Godwin....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Level 256
Scott M. Davids....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Look Effects
Max Ivins....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Factory VFX
Eric Christensen....Visual Effects
Radley Teruel....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Framestore
Rob Duncan....Visual Effects
Cast
Sacha Baron Cohen....Aladeen / Efawadh
Sayed Badreya....Omar
Michele Berg....Aladeen's Mother
Rocky Citron....Baby Aladeen
Liam Campora....Aladeen Age 6
Aasif Mandvi....Doctor
Rizwan Manji....Patient
Rick Chambers....Newscaster Voiceover (voice)
Elsayed Mohamed....Wadiyan Olympic Official
Adeel Akhtar....Maroush
Horatio Sanz....Aide on Balcony
Ben Kingsley....Tamir
Virgin Guards
Elena Goode
Naz Homa
Dawn Zimniak
Victoria Beltran
Danielle Burgio
Dominique DiCaprio
Aja Frary
Fred Melamed....Head Nuclear Scientist
Jason Mantzoukas....Nadal
Justo Usin....Assassin
Megan Fox....Herself
Joey Slotnick....Homeless Man
Ian Roberts....NYC Cop
Anna Faris....Zoey
Chris Parnell....News Anchor
Jessica St. Clair....Denise
David Fonteno....Secretary General
Anna Katarina....Angela Merkel
Delegates
Michael Delaney
William Fowle
Bobby Lee....Mr. Lao
Olek Krupa....Gazprom Executive
Alan Cox....BP Executive
Kevin Corrigan....Slade
Mitchell Green....Joteph
Jenny L. Saldaņa....Hannah
George Bartenieff....Romanian Accountant
Chris Gethard....Clark
Fred Armisen....Waiter / Minister
Sean T. Krishnan....Waiter / Cereal Loving Soldier
Eliyas Qureshi....Angry Wadiyan Diner
Chris Elliott....Mr. Ogden
Jon Glaser....Obnoxious Customer
Daniel Burress....Customer in Bathroom
Pete Wiggins....Bratty Kid Customer
Adam LeFevre....Man in Helicopter
Marceline Hugot....Woman in Helicopter
Anthony Mangano....Arresting Officer
Melissa Francis....Local News Reporter
Tim J. Ellis....Offended Customer
Michael Hardart....Store Customer
Miriam Tolan....Health Inspector's Wife
Zachary Mackiewicz....Health Inspector's Son
JB Smoove....Funeral Usher
Hollis Granville....Eldridge Douglas
Ann Dev'Unay....Mourner
Sondra James....Friendly Customer
Tara Copeland....Mom Shopping with Toddler
Sydney Berry....Toddler
Kathryn Hahn....Pregnant Woman
Seth Morris....Pregnant Woman's Husband
Kate Pak....Mrs. Lao
Regina Anne Rizzo....Puppeteer
Tracey Ruggiero....Mugging Victim
Karl Jacob....Aladeen Double
Marcia DeBonis....Woman in Hotel Window
Nasim Pedrad....Female GMW Host
Wadiyan Soldiers
Mousa Kraish
Neimah Djourabchi
Sevan Greene
Nadav Malmud
"The Dictator" Extended Version Credits
Aaron Pesin....Shot Clown
Busty Heart a/k/a Susan Sykes....Etra - Virgin Guard
Larry King....Himself
Carmel Amit....Virgin Guard
Edward Norton....Himself (uncredited)
John C. Reilly....Mr. Clayton (uncredited)
Garry Shandling....Health Inspector (uncredited)