The Dictator

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $59,650,222Details
International Box Office $120,498,675
Worldwide Box Office $180,148,897
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $5,457,992 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,772,419 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $8,230,411
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


The heroic story of a North African dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
57% - Rotten
44% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$65,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 16th, 2012 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: August 21st, 2012 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for strong crude and sexual content, brief male nudity, language and some violent images.
(Rating bulletin 2220, 4/25/2012)
Running Time: 83 minutes
Keywords: Archive Footage, Improvised, Voiceover/Narration, Romance, Prologue, Bigotry, Gratuitous Cameos, Terrorism, Mistaken Identity, Culture Clash, Government Corruption, Epilogue, Outtakes During Credits, Scene in End Credits, Invented Language, Non-Chronological, Political, Same Actor, Multiple Roles, Intertitle
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Paramount Pictures, Four by Two Films, Berg Mandel, Scott Rudin


Anna Faris    Zoey
Ben Kingsley    Tamir
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    Newspaper Voiceover
Elsayed Mohamed    Wadiyan Olympic Official
Adeel Akhtar    Maroush
Horatio Sanz    Aide On Balcony
Elena Goode    Virgin Guard
Naz Homa    Virgin Guard
Dawn Zimniak    Virgin Guard
Victoria Beltran    Virgin Guard
Danielle Burgio    Virgin Guard
Dominique Dicaprio    Virgin Guard
Aga Frary    Virgin Guard
Fred Melamed    Head Nuclear Scientist
Jason Mantzoukas    Nadal
Justo Usin    Assassin
Megan Fox    Herself
Joey Slotnick    Homeless Man
Ian Roberts    NYC Cop
Chris Parnell    News Anchor
Jessica St. Clair    Denise
David Fonteno    Secretary General
Anna Katarina    Angela Merkel
Michael Delaney    Delegates
William Fowle    Delegates
Bobby Lee    Mr. Lao
Olek Krupa    Gazprom Executive
Alan Cox    BP Executive
Kevin Corrigan    Slade
Mitchell Green    Joteph
Jenny L. Saldana    Hannah
George Bartenieff    Romanian Accountant
Chis 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    Heath Inspecor's Wife
Zachary Mackiewicz    Heath Inspector's Son
J.B. 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    Mrs. Lao
Marcia DeBonis    Woman In Hotel Window
Nasim Pedrad    Female GMW Host
Mousa Kraish    Wadiyan Soldier
Neimah Djourabchi    Wadiyan Soldiers
Sevan Greene    Wadiyan Soldiers
Nadav Malmud    Wadiyan Soldier

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Sacha Baron Cohen
Producer    Sacha Baron Cohen
Screenwriter    Alec Berg
Producer    Alec Berg
Screenwriter    David Mandel
Producer    David Mandel
Screenwriter    Jeff Schaffer
Producer    Jeff Schaffer
Producer    Todd Schulman
Producer    Anthony 'Ant' Hinds
Producer    Scott Rudin
Executive Producer    Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda
Executive Producer    Adam McKay
Executive Producer    Peter Baynham
Executive Producer    Dan Mazeau
Production Designer    Victor Kempster
Editor    Greg Hayden
Editor    Eric Kissack
Costume Designer    Jeffrey Kurland
Composer    Erran Baron Cohen
Sound Effects Editor    Dan Hegeman

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DVD Sales: Home Market Gorges on New Releases

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/05/16 2 $4,175,274   3,003 $1,390   $4,175,274 1
2012/05/17 2 $2,865,807 -31% 3,003 $954   $7,041,081 2
2012/05/18 3 $5,727,753 +100% 3,008 $1,904   $12,768,834 3
2012/05/19 3 $6,651,247 +16% 3,008 $2,211   $19,420,081 4
2012/05/20 3 $5,056,092 -24% 3,008 $1,681   $24,476,173 5
2012/05/21 3 $2,157,365 -57% 3,008 $717   $26,633,538 6
2012/05/22 3 $2,151,734 n/c 3,008 $715   $28,785,272 7
2012/05/23 3 $1,520,191 -29% 3,008 $505   $30,305,463 8
2012/05/24 3 $1,542,641 +1% 3,008 $513   $31,848,104 9
2012/05/25 5 $2,777,545 +80% 3,014 $922   $34,625,649 10
2012/05/26 4 $3,318,973 +19% 3,014 $1,101   $37,944,622 11
2012/05/27 4 $3,180,042 -4% 3,014 $1,055   $41,124,664 12
2012/05/28 4 $2,188,857 -31% 3,014 $726   $43,313,521 13
2012/05/29 3 $1,158,547 -47% 3,014 $384   $44,472,068 14
2012/05/30 4 $812,022 -30% 3,014 $269   $45,284,090 15
2012/05/31 4 $826,270 +2% 3,014 $274   $46,110,360 16
2012/06/01 6 $1,403,679 +70% 2,649 $530   $47,514,039 17
2012/06/02 6 $1,977,641 +41% 2,649 $747   $49,491,680 18
2012/06/03 5 $1,320,684 -33% 2,649 $499   $50,812,364 19
2012/06/04 4 $561,166 -58% 2,649 $212   $51,373,530 20
2012/06/05 4 $669,732 +19% 2,649 $253   $52,043,262 21
2012/06/06 7 $502,062 -25% 2,649 $190   $52,545,324 22
2012/06/07 7 $493,216 -2% 2,649 $186   $53,038,540 23
2012/06/08 8 $713,818 +45% 1,651 $432   $53,752,358 24
2012/06/09 9 $849,480 +19% 1,651 $515   $54,601,838 25
2012/06/10 8 $679,265 -20% 1,651 $411   $55,281,103 26
2012/06/11 8 $311,012 -54% 1,651 $188   $55,592,115 27
2012/06/12 8 $386,067 +24% 1,651 $234   $55,978,182 28
2012/06/13 8 $318,114 -18% 1,651 $193   $56,296,296 29
2012/06/14 8 $271,967 -15% 1,651 $165   $56,568,263 30
2012/06/15 11 $347,160 +28% 1,119 $310   $56,915,423 31
2012/06/16 12 $453,050 +31% 1,119 $405   $57,368,473 32
2012/06/17 11 $309,244 -32% 1,119 $276   $57,677,717 33
2012/06/18 11 $158,014 -49% 1,119 $141   $57,835,731 34
2012/06/19 11 $182,377 +15% 1,119 $163   $58,018,108 35
2012/06/20 11 $157,820 -13% 1,119 $141   $58,175,928 36
2012/06/21 11 $148,160 -6% 1,119 $132   $58,324,088 37
2012/06/22 - $120,371 -19% 316 $381   $58,444,459 38
2012/06/23 - $151,604 +26% 316 $480   $58,596,063 39
2012/06/24 - $108,989 -28% 316 $345   $58,705,052 40
2012/06/25 - $63,067 -42% 316 $200   $58,768,119 41
2012/06/26 - $73,365 +16% 316 $232   $58,841,484 42
2012/06/27 - $53,309 -27% 316 $169   $58,894,793 43
2012/06/28 - $47,239 -11% 316 $149   $58,942,032 44
2012/06/29 - $45,725 -3% 130 $352   $58,987,757 45
2012/06/30 - $56,868 +24% 130 $437   $59,044,625 46
2012/07/01 - $49,051 -14% 130 $377   $59,093,676 47
2012/07/02 - $22,754 -54% 130 $175   $59,116,430 48
2012/07/03 - $19,548 -14% 130 $150   $59,135,978 49
2012/07/04 - $15,320 -22% 130 $118   $59,151,298 50
2012/07/05 - $15,372 n/c 130 $118   $59,166,670 51
2012/07/06 - $44,809 +191% 186 $241   $59,211,479 52
2012/07/07 - $53,240 +19% 186 $286   $59,264,719 53
2012/07/08 - $45,832 -14% 186 $246   $59,310,551 54
2012/07/09 - $22,591 -51% 186 $121   $59,333,142 55
2012/07/10 - $24,315 +8% 186 $131   $59,357,457 56
2012/07/11 - $20,946 -14% 186 $113   $59,378,403 57
2012/07/12 - $22,574 +8% 186 $121   $59,400,977 58
2012/07/13 - $31,427 +39% 161 $195   $59,432,404 59
2012/07/14 - $37,968 +21% 161 $236   $59,470,372 60
2012/07/15 - $34,055 -10% 161 $212   $59,504,427 61
2012/07/16 - $15,547 -54% 161 $97   $59,519,974 62
2012/07/17 - $17,516 +13% 161 $109   $59,537,490 63
2012/07/18 - $16,769 -4% 161 $104   $59,554,259 64
2012/07/19 - $15,013 -10% 161 $93   $59,569,272 65
2012/07/20 - $14,153 -6% 105 $135   $59,583,425 66
2012/07/21 - $17,615 +24% 105 $168   $59,601,040 67
2012/07/22 - $16,028 -9% 105 $153   $59,617,068 68
2012/07/23 - $8,032 -50% 105 $76   $59,625,100 69
2012/07/24 - $8,653 +8% 105 $82   $59,633,753 70
2012/07/25 - $7,836 -9% 105 $75   $59,641,589 71
2012/07/26 - $8,633 +10% 105 $82   $59,650,222 72

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/05/18 3 $17,435,092   3,008 $5,796   $24,476,173 5
2012/05/25 4 $9,276,560 -47% 3,014 $3,078   $41,124,664 12
2012/06/01 5 $4,702,004 -49% 2,649 $1,775   $50,812,364 19
2012/06/08 9 $2,242,563 -52% 1,651 $1,358   $55,281,103 26
2012/06/15 12 $1,109,454 -51% 1,119 $991   $57,677,717 33
2012/06/22 18 $380,964 -66% 316 $1,206   $58,705,052 40
2012/06/29 30 $151,644 -60% 130 $1,166   $59,093,676 47
2012/07/06 33 $143,881 -5% 186 $774   $59,310,551 54
2012/07/13 38 $103,450 -28% 161 $643   $59,504,427 61
2012/07/20 40 $47,796 -54% 105 $455   $59,617,068 68

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/26/20123128,327 128,327$1,987,785$1,987,7851
9/2/20121260,099-53% 188,426$899,081$2,886,8662
9/9/20121743,342-28% 231,768$684,370$3,571,2363

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/26/2012364,859 64,859$1,472,295$1,472,2951
9/2/20121026,631-59% 91,490$492,671$1,964,9662
9/9/20121413,944-48% 105,434$279,437$2,244,4033
10/21/20121612,100 129,972$151,134$2,550,8909

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