The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator


The Great Dictator review

Film description

During the last days of the First World War, a clumsy soldier saves the life of devoted military pilot Schultz. Unfortunately, their flight from the advancing enemy ends in a severe crash with the soldier losing his memory. After many years recovering in hospital, the amnesia patient is released and reopens his old barber shop in the Jewish ghetto. But times have changed in the country of Tomania and Dictator Adenoid Hynkel has laid his merciless grip on the country. The barber, however happens to look very similar to Adenoid Hynkel and comic catastrophes ensue!

Release Dates

UK Cinema release
August 22nd 2003
UK Blu-ray release
May 10th 2010