The Great Dictator quotes

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

Director: Charles Chaplin
Writer: Charles Chaplin
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, drama, war
Year: 1940
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 8.4
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 07 Mar 1941
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 6 wins & 6 nominations total

49 Clips & Quotes


Hynkel - Dictator of Tomania - Charles Chaplin
Napaloni - Dictator of Bacteria - Jack Oakie
Garbitsch - Henry Daniell
Herring - Billy Gilbert
Madame Napaloni - Grace Hayle
Bacterian Ambassador - Carter DeHaven
Mr. Jaeckel - Maurice Moscovitch
Mrs. Jaeckel - Emma Dunn
Mr. Mann - Bernard Gorcey
Mr. Agar - Paul Weigel
Barber's Customer - Chester Conklin
Jewish Woman - Esther Michelson
Storm Trooper Stealing Fruit - Hank Mann
Blonde Secretary - Florence Wright
Tomanian Storm Trooper - Eddie Gribbon
Tomanian Commandant at Osterlich - Rudolph Anders
Whitewashed Storm Trooper - Eddie Dunn
Secretary - Nita Pike
Commander of Storm Troopers - George Lynn
Heinrich Schtick - Translator - Wheeler Dryden
Ball Guest - John Alban
Soldier - Fred Aldrich
Tomainian Prison Guard in 1918 - Richard Alexander
Compact Parachute Inventor - Sig Arno
Tomanian Officer - William Arnold
Storm Trooper - Walter Bacon
Doctor - Brandon Beach
Ghetto Extra - Joe Bordeaux
Reporter from International Press - Don Brodie
Ball Guest - James Carlisle
Guard - Tom Coleman
Undetermined Role - Hans Conried
Sculptor - Gino Corrado
Ball Guest - Oliver Cross
Hospital Superintendent - John Davidson
Jewish Man - Max Davidson
Hospital Orderly - Lew Davis
Storm Trooper - Francis Ernest Drake
Friendly Storm Trooper - Pat Flaherty
Storm Trooper - Bud Geary
Soldier - Jack Gordon
Soldier - Herschel Graham
Officer - Sam Harris
Policeman - Eddie Hart
Big Bertha Gunnery Officer - Leyland Hodgson
Man Seated on Bed - William Irving
Banquet Butler - Charles Irwin
Blonde Secretary - Ethelreda Leopold
Soldier - Clyde McLeod
Ball Guest - Russell Meeker
Bald Barbershop Customer - Torben Meyer
Man in Ghetto - Jules Michelson
Hynkel's Staff Officer - Bert Moorhouse
Soldier - George Nardelli
Jewish Woman - Nellie V. Nichols
Ball Guest - Manuel París
Jewish Man - Jack Perrin
Storm Trooper Officer - Lucien Prival
Storm Trooper - John Rice
Officer Extra - Cyril Ring
Woman in Crowd - Wyn Ritchie Evans
Soldier - Henry Roquemore
Soldier in 1918 Tomainia - Tiny Sandford
Soldier - Hans Schumm
Jewish Fruit Stand Proprietor - Harry Semels
Ball Guest - Count Stefenelli
Guard - Bert Stevens
Prison Guard - Charles Sullivan
Officer - Carl Voss
Conductor - Leonard Walker
Hynkel's Barber - Leo White
Soldier in Field - Harry Wilson