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Sacha Baron Cohen plays The Dictator, in this spoof full of objectionable content and politically incorrect jokes.

MPAA Rating: R for strong crude and sexual content, brief male nudity, language and some violent images

Why is The Dictator rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Dictator is rated R for for strong crude and sexual content, brief male nudity, language and some violent images

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Depictions of beating, shooting, burning and electrocution.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity (breasts, buttocks and genitalia) seen in non-sexual contexts.

- Nudity in a brief sexual situation.

- Frequent crude portrayals of bodily functions in some detail.

- Implied and simulated sexual activity.

- Crude content.

- Offensive scenes.

- Fondling.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language and references.


-Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, racial slurs, and vulgar expressions.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Smoking.

The Dictator
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Crude Content, Language May Offend, Not Recommended for Children
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Young Children, Crude Content, Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Crude Content.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A