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The Dictator: The Extended Cut - Triple Play (2 Discs) (Blu-ray)

Featuring: Sacha Baron Cohen, John C. Reilly & Anna Faris

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 15 years & over

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  very funny

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this film has its ups and downs but I did find it for the most part very funny think some people may take it the wrong way so be warned

  Back to terrible !

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I always liked Sacha's work (well, excluding Bruno), and looked forward to this movie, because of the well chosen trailer's clips.

Unfortunately the film is simply not funny. Its as simple as that. The humour is more suited for a teenager, which if you are, you probably loved it.

There are a couple of mildly amusing bits, but really, overall its a painful, cringe worthy waste of a film.

  No ali g or borat for that matter

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After Sacha barons last flop comes the dictator slightly better but do yourself a favour watch the helicopter scene on YouTube as that's the only funny bit

  Neither as Aladeen nor as Aladeen as it could have been!

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Aladeen is a Gaddafi-a-like lost in New York nand makes it a more traditional comedy than Borat or Bruno with far more projectile defication and the result is exreamly funny. Early on Baron Cohen sets out Aladeen's character and bases him on the rescently... or soon to be departed tyrants and has decreed his name should replace his motherland of Wadiyan words for good and bad. The film is hysterically offensive and all the better for it as nobody is safe, no matter what gender, colour or religion. Scenes involving the stealing of a beard from a corpse and a Munich massacre Wii game don't just cross over the line of good taste but blast it to kingdom come. But sadly what lets the film from being in the class it should be is actually the character of the Dictator himself. Where Borat had a child like charm and Bruno at least had a distinct group to skewer. Aladeen has neither, coming across as an idiotic, pompous, sexist, racist, murdourous arrogan baffoon, of course it's directly aimed at the ones who are now probably cowering in a bunker since the Arab spring took hold or ended up at the wrong end of a rebels bullet. But it makes it harder to like the character of Aladeen, and as such it's highly unlikely anyone will repeat his catchphrases for the year to come.
Anna Faris as the love interest and Ben Kingsley's traitotous bad guy are perfectly good and there are many moments that'll have you howling with laughter especially the birth scene, but in the end The Dictator is neither as Aladeen, nor as Aladeen as it could or should have been.
See If you like.....
Ali G In Da House.
Borat.
Bruno.
Crocodile Dundee.

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  Neither as Aladeen nor as Aladeen as it could have been!

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Aladeen is a Gaddafi-a-like lost in New York nand makes it a more traditional comedy than Borat or Bruno with far more projectile defication and the result is exreamly funny. Early on Baron Cohen sets out Aladeen's character and bases him on the rescently... or soon to be departed tyrants and has decreed his name should replace his motherland of Wadiyan words for good and bad. The film is hysterically offensive and all the better for it as nobody is safe, no matter what gender, colour or religion. Scenes involving the stealing of a beard from a corpse and a Munich massacre Wii game don't just cross over the line of good taste but blast it to kingdom come. But sadly what lets the film from being in the class it should be is actually the character of the Dictator himself. Where Borat had a child like charm and Bruno at least had a distinct group to skewer. Aladeen has neither, coming across as an idiotic, pompous, sexist, racist, murdourous arrogan baffoon, of course it's directly aimed at the ones who are now probably cowering in a bunker since the Arab spring took hold or ended up at the wrong end of a rebels bullet. But it makes it harder to like the character of Aladeen, and as such it's highly unlikely anyone will repeat his catchphrases for the year to come.
Anna Faris as the love interest and Ben Kingsley's traitotous bad guy are perfectly good and there are many moments that'll have you howling with laughter especially the birth scene, but in the end The Dictator is neither as Aladeen, nor as Aladeen as it could or should have been.
See If you like.....
Ali G In Da House.
Borat.
Bruno.
Crocodile Dundee.

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  Funniest film I've seen all year!

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In fact, probably the funniest film I've seen since Borat. My copy arrived this morning and I can't wait to watch it again. Enough to cheer anyone up on a miserable grey Monday!

  How does he get away with it?

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I do like sasha baron. I laughed at all the other films although found Bruno a little but ott.
This film doesn't just cross over the line the other did, it ignores it completely. If you are in any way offendable AT ALL, it's probably best to avoid this film. If not this film has some very very funny bits. True, some miss the mark but I did enjoy this.
I don't know how he gets away with it but Im glad he does.

  Back to Funny

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Ali G was brilliant, and of course Borat, however I was one of the ones who steered clear of Bruno.
This is back to a proven plot, offend everyone and everyone will laugh, and it works...........
This is offensive, crass, vulgar, every "ist" in the book is peed on, some stand out moments too funny to spoil telling you on here. It sends up everyone from Green Earth to the Yanks.......... you simply must watch it, but take this warning it discriminates against everyone, regardless of creed, colour etc no one is safe....... plot is thin, 3 stars for the hilarity, as the cinema was packed when I saw it and everyone and I mean everyone was practically screaming with laughter........

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  painful

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im a huge fan of sacha baron cohen, and loved ali g and borat. bruno wasnt my cup of tea but i could see why some peopl liked it. this, however, is terrible. on any level its simply not funny. what a massive disappoinment.

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