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New 'Dictator' Trailer: Poor and Beardless General Aladeen Looking for Money in New York

March 28, 2012 (3:01 am) GMT
Sacha Baron Cohen's Admiral General Aladeen is seen trying to make money by working in a grocery after being left with no wealth by John C. Reilly's government agent character.

A brand new trailer for "" has been debuted. While the previous trailer highlights Admiral General Aladeen as a super rich tyrant who can use his power to get anything he wants, the new promo video gives a look at a different side of the bombastic dictator as he has a vacation in New York City.

After being kidnapped by a government agent, Aladeen gets his luxuriant beard shaven and all his money taken. Having nobody who recognizes him in beardless face and rags, the general meets a sweet girl who helps him find a job to survive in the Big Apple. Some other hilarious new scenes, including the one that sees Aladeen "pretending" to be an ordinary American tourist at a helicopter, are also included in the freshly released sneak peek.

Directed by Larry Charles, "The Dictator" tells a heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. Tackling the part of Aladeen is none other than , while plays the lovely girl who helps him find a job in New York. , and also support the movie.

Paramount Pictures will release the comedy in the U.S. on May 11, the same day when Tim Burton's "" opens nationwide.


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