The Dictator (2012)

From the creator of Borat comes another foreign-thematized comedy of epic proportions, a parable of The American Dream that hits ME-royalty hard in black humor on dictatorial authoritarianism – offensive in classically-SBC fashion. 7.5/10.

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Plot Synopsis: Gen. Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) has ruled the oil-rich North African country of Wadiya since the age of six, when 97 stray bullets and a hand grenade killed his father in a hunting accident. After an assassination attempt takes the life of yet another body-double, Tamir (Ben Kingsley), Aladeen’s uncle and most trusted adviser, convinces Aladeen to go to New York. Unfortunately, Aladeen has a less-than-friendly reception from exiled Wadiyans, who want their country freed from his despotic rule.

Official CLC Score: 7.5/10

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