The Great Dictator (1940)


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

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Movie Score: 8.4/10 from 1352 votes
Release Date: 1940-10-15
Status: Released
Run time: 125 min / 2:5
Production Studio : Roy Export Company Establishment, United Artists
Production Country: United States of America
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The Great Dictator Casts

Charlie Chaplin
as Adenoid Hynkel, Dictator of Tomania / A Jewish Barber
Jack Oakie
as Benzino Napaloni, Dictator of Bacteria
Reginald Gardiner
as Commander Schultz
Henry Daniell
as Garbitsch
Billy Gilbert
as Field Marshal Herring
Paul Weigel
as Mr. Agar
Paulette Goddard
as Hannah
Grace Hayle
as Madame Napaloni
Maurice Moscovitch
as Mr. Jaeckel
Emma Dunn
as Mrs. Jaeckel
Bernard Gorcey
as Mr. Mann
Carter DeHaven
as Spook
Eddie Gribbon
as Tomanian Storm Trooper
Rudolph Anders
as Tomanian Commandant at Osterlich / Robert O. Davis
Nita Pike
as Secretary
George Lynn
as Commander of Storm Troopers
Chester Conklin
as Barber's Customer
Esther Michelson
as Jewish Woman
Hank Mann
as Storm Trooper Stealing Fruit
Florence Wright
as Blonde Secretary
Eddie Dunn
as Whitewashed Storm Trooper
Wheeler Dryden
as Heinrich Schtick / Translator (voice)
Fred Aldrich
as Soldier (uncredited)
Richard Alexander
as Tomainian Prison Guard in 1918 (uncredited)
Sig Arno
as Compact Parachute Inventor (uncredited)
William Arnold
as Tomanian Officer (uncredited)
Joe Bordeaux
as Ghetto Extra (uncredited)
Don Brodie
as Reporter from International Press (uncredited)
Gino Corrado
as Sculptor (uncredited)
John Davidson
as Hospital Superintendent (uncredited)
Max Davidson
as Jewish Man (uncredited)
Lew Davis
as Hospital Orderly (uncredited)
Pat Flaherty
as Friendly Storm Trooper (uncredited)
Bud Geary
as Storm Trooper (uncredited)
Sam Harris
as Officer (uncredited)
Eddie Hart
as Policeman (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson
as Big Bertha Gunnery Officer (uncredited)
William Irving
as Man Seated on Bed (uncredited)
Charles Irwin
as Banquet Butler (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold
as Blonde Secretary (uncredited)
Torben Meyer
as Bald Barbershop Customer (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
as Hynkel's Staff Officer (uncredited)
Nellie V. Nichols
as Jewish Woman (uncredited)
Manuel ParĂ­s
as Dance Extra at Ball (uncredited)
Jack Perrin
as Jewish Man (uncredited)
Lucien Prival
as Storm Trooper Officer (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
as Officer Extra (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore
as Soldier (uncredited)
Tiny Sandford
as Soldier in 1918 Tomainia (uncredited)
Hans Schumm
as Soldier (uncredited)
Harry Semels
as Jewish Fruit Stand Proprietor (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan
as Prison Guard (uncredited)
Carl Voss
as Officer (uncredited)
Leo White
as Hynkel's Barber (uncredited)
Harry Wilson
as Soldier in Field (uncredited)
Hans Conried
as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Francis Ernest Drake
as Storm Trooper (uncredited)
Francesca Santoro
as Aggie (uncredited)
Leonard Walker
as Conductor (uncredited)

The Great Dictator Crew

Directing Charlie Chaplin Director
Writing Charlie Chaplin Screenplay
Production Charlie Chaplin Producer
Camera Karl Struss Director of Photography
Camera Roland Totheroh Director of Photography
Editing Willard Nico Editor
Art J. Russell Spencer Art Direction
Art Edward G. Boyle Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ed Voight Makeup Artist
Sound Glenn Rominger Sound Designer
Sound Percy Townsend Sound Designer
Sound Meredith Willson Original Music Composer
Sound Charlie Chaplin Original Music Composer
Crew Wheeler Dryden Second Unit
Crew Ralph Hammeras Special Effects
Visual Effects Jack Cosgrove Visual Effects
Crew Buster Wiles Stunts
Production Carter DeHaven Associate Producer
Directing Wheeler Dryden Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Ted Tetrick Costume Supervisor
Sound Carmen Dragon Orchestrator
Sound Max Terr Orchestrator
Production Henri Beyster Co-Producer