The Dictator red band trailer

Note: This red band trailer is nudity free but there is quite a bit of swearing and sexual jokes. May not be safe for all work places.

Wadiya takes a back seat to New York in the red band trailer for The Dictator. While the movie was inspired by the novel Zabibah and the King — which was supposedly written by Saddam Hussein — it definitely takes its own turns. Sacha Baron Cohen’s dictator visits New York when he is abducted and his beard shaved. Thrown head-first into the city, the dictator finds himself struggling to understand New York and its fast-paced lifestyle.

Perhaps you didn’t recognize the pixie-haired brunette, but that is actress Anna Faris. Ben Kingsley and John C. Reilly are also in the film. 

The Dictator is set to hit theaters on May 11, 2012.

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