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The Great Dictator Reviews

May 31, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 23, 2011
Though inseparable from its 1940 production, The Great Dictator is an oddly timeless comparison of stardom and totalitarianism, mass entertainer and mass murderer, director and dictator.
May 21, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 8, 2009
Comic genius blitzkriegs the Third Reich.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
April 14, 2006
For The Great Dictator's restoration, experts at Cineteca Bologna assembled the best footage from a variety of sources into a new freshly minted print. The final product ... is splendid.
January 24, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 9, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 2, 2003
For Chaplin fans, this gift set is a treasure. For those who have never seen Chaplin, the discs serve as an entertaining introduction to a comedy colossus.
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July 1, 2003
...combines biting satire and serious issues, slapstick and sentimentality, all the trademarks of the famous comic actor, writer, and director.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10