The Great Dictator

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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Who Stars in The Great Dictator

Charlie Chaplin
Hynkel - Dictator of Tomania / A Jewish Barber

Charlie Chaplin

Jack Oakie
Benzini Napaloni

Jack Oakie

Reginald Gardiner
Commander Schultz

Reginald Gardiner

Henry Daniell
Garbitsch

Henry Daniell

Billy Gilbert
Field Marshal Herring

Billy Gilbert

Paul Weigel
Mr. Agar

Paul Weigel


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Production

Roy Export Company Establishment


United Artists


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
1940-10-15

Original Language
English

Runtime
2 hr 05 mins

Budget
$ 2,000,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 11,000,000.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 9,000,000.00 (Estimated in USA)

Genres
Comedy

Keywords
germany dictator hairdresser amnesia jewish ghetto jew nazi propaganda national socialism national socialist party satire good vs evil


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