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

  1. Charlie Chaplin

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin

    Hynkel - Dictator of Tomania / A Jewish Barber

  2. Jack Oakie

    Jack Oakie

    Benzini Napaloni

  3. Reginald Gardiner

    Reginald Gardiner

    Commander Schultz

  4. Henry Daniell

    Henry Daniell


  5. Billy Gilbert

    Billy Gilbert

    Field Marshal Herring

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The Great Dictator
The Great Dictator


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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 15, 1940
    G, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $11,000,000.00

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