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The Dictator (16-May-2012)

Director: Larry Charles

Writers: Alec Berg; Sacha Baron Cohen; David Mandel; Jeff Schaffer

Keywords: Comedy

A fictional African dictator finds himself faced with the ultimate culture clash when he decides to make a trek to an assembly of the United Nations in New York City.

ABSTRACT
Inspired by Muammar Qaddafi's rule of Libya, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen takes center-stage in this film as fictional dictator Haffaz Aladeen, a comically-childish and anti-Semitic ruler of the northern African Republic of Wadiya who decides to take a trip to New York to address the United Nations after their Security Council resolves to seek military action against his rule. Upon arriving in America, Aladeen embarks on a series of unfortunate mishaps ranging from his kidnapping to an encounter with a tomboyish co-op owner who teaches him how to masturbate, receiving a crash course in Western lifestyles all along the way.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Fred Armisen
Actor
4-Dec-1966   Saturday Night Live
Sacha Baron Cohen
Comic
13-Oct-1971   Boyakasha! Respec
Kevin Corrigan
Actor
27-Mar-1969   Eddie Finnerty on Grounded for Life
Chris Elliott
Comic
31-May-1960   The David Letterman Show
Anna Faris
Actor
29-Nov-1976   Scary Movie
Megan Fox
Actor
16-May-1986   Sydney Shanowski on Hope and Faith
Jon Glaser
Actor
20-Jun-1968   Delocated
Kathryn Hahn
Actor
23-Jul-1974   Lily Lebowski on Crossing Jordan
Ben Kingsley
Actor
31-Dec-1943   Gandhi
Bobby Lee
Comic
17-Sep-1972   MADtv
Aasif Mandvi
Actor
5-Mar-1966   Daily Show correspondent
Jason Mantzoukas
Actor
c. 1972   Rafi on The League
Chris Parnell
Actor
5-Feb-1967   Saturday Night Live
Ian Roberts
Actor
29-Jul-1965   Upright Citizens Brigade
Horatio Sanz
Comic
4-Jun-1969   Yet another SNL fat guy

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