The Great Dictator Reviews

January 18, 2013
The only trouble is that such perfect scenes as this are followed by more conventional passages which would be funny enough in an average picture but let one down in a film that deals so ambitiously with so great a theme.
Top Critic
September 3, 2010
Through no fault of Chaplin's, during the two years he was at work on the picture dictators became too sinister for comedy.
Top Critic
February 9, 2006
The representation of Hitler is vaudeville goonery all the way, but minus the acid wit and inventive energy that Groucho Marx managed.