Paramount releases 'The Dictator' opening scene, starring Sacha Baron Cohen
Paramount Pictures has posted the opening scene from Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming comedy "The Dictator." As with Baron Cohen's earlier films "Borat" and "Brüno," the movie allows its star to be as crude and zany as he pleases, playing an oppressive leader. You may recall the actor already introduced us to General Aladeen when he donned the outfit and made a scene at this year's Oscars, spilling what he claimed to be the ashes of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il on E! host Ryan Seacrest. "The Dictator" is due out May 16. See more clips on the film's YouTube channel.
Editor's note: This film is rated R and this opening scene contains adult content.
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