The Great Dictator 1939
Amazon Instant Video
|Genres||Military & War, Drama, Comedy|
|Starring||Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie|
|Supporting actors||Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert, Grace Hayle, Carter DeHaven, Paulette Goddard, Maurice Moscovitch, Emma Dunn, Bernard Gorcey, Paul Weigel, Chester Conklin, Esther Michelson, Hank Mann, Florence Wright, Eddie Gribbon, Rudolph Anders, Eddie Dunn, Nita Pike|
|Studio||The Criterion Collection|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Rental rights||3-day viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Chaplin's script never gets too preachy at least without an equal dose of satire.
Although in aim, philosophy and attitude towards life, Charlie Chaplin and Adolf Hitler were worlds apart; ironically, they were born within four days of each other!
The picture and sound quality on this Criterion version is very good and so are the special feature documentaries.
As many others have observed, Charlie Chaplin uses humor - "man's inhumanity to man" - to state his feelings about Hitler and Mussolini... Read morePublished 3 days ago by john devine
This film is one of the greatest masterpieces ever made. Despite the real sad tragedy of this
subject. Chaplin makes a masterpiece of AGONY.
The Great Dictator was ranked as the 37th best American comedy of all time by the American Film Institute. Read morePublished 11 days ago by E. David Swan
This movie is timeless, with a timeless message. The Barbers speech at the end can be applied just as much today then it could of 74 years ago. Read morePublished 1 month ago by AIRMAN85B
First of all, I found this movie absolutely hilarious! I thought that it was so funny how Chaplin spoke in fake German (Tomainian) for his role as Hynkel. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jordan Alexander Lewin
The booklet has major spoilers-unless you've seen the film, please read it after watching.
Rather than attempt to reach the same high level of quality of earlier... Read more
One of my top 30 movies of all time. Chaplin was a great actor director and play right. A ++++Published 1 month ago by William Pohl
A master piece played by one of the greatest actors of all times.
Not to be confused with another movie called the dictator....
I've been studying the rise of the Third Reich lately and this is the best political satire I've ever seen. Chaplin produced, wrote, directed and acted in it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alexandria Bracanovich