The Dictator (2012)

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

All Releases

Domestic (33.3%)
$59,650,222
International (66.7%)
$119,729,311
Worldwide
$179,379,533
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorParamount Pictures
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Domestic Opening$17,435,092
Budget$65,000,000
Earliest Release DateMay 16, 2012 (Domestic, EMEA)
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 23 min
GenresComedy

Domestic

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticMay 16, 2012$17,435,092$59,650,222

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustriaMay 17, 2012$482,601$2,134,516
BelgiumMay 16, 2012$851,545$2,123,819
BulgariaMay 18, 2012$94,505$537,962
CroatiaMay 17, 2012$116,357$421,164
Czech RepublicMay 17, 2012$109,143$535,348
DenmarkMay 16, 2012$553,678$1,648,857
East AfricaOct 12, 2012$5,130$9,911
EgyptAug 15, 2012$8,746$83,295
FinlandMay 16, 2012$345,991$2,194,905
FranceJun 20, 2012$2,164,968$6,755,864
GermanyMay 17, 2012$4,101,762$11,797,031
GhanaJul 19, 2012$224,172$224,172
GreeceJul 19, 2012$224,172$691,345
HungaryMay 17, 2012$174,324$595,352
IcelandMay 18, 2012$29,103$121,859
IsraelJun 7, 2012$429,741$2,389,934
ItalyJun 15, 2012$832,043$3,337,936
LebanonJun 21, 2012$63,505$411,142
NetherlandsMay 17, 2012$993,508$2,836,361
NigeriaOct 5, 2012$2,652$16,728
NorwayMay 16, 2012$1,008,599$3,303,558
PolandMay 18, 2012$383,581$1,613,798
PortugalMay 17, 2012$419,533$1,494,987
Serbia and MontenegroMay 17, 2012$26,065$169,701
SlovakiaMay 17, 2012$50,561$226,927
SloveniaMay 17, 2012$74,560$396,628
South AfricaJul 6, 2012$176,023$756,771
SpainJul 13, 2012$1,864,758$6,709,387
SwedenMay 16, 2012$549,699$2,736,918
TurkeyMay 18, 2012$107,395$470,249
UkraineMay 17, 2012$354,659$830,681
United KingdomMay 18, 2012$7,855,891$17,885,311

Latin America

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
ArgentinaJul 19, 2012$321,548$1,215,856
BoliviaSep 13, 2012$10,026$19,821
BrazilAug 24, 2012$962,156$3,203,377
ChileAug 30, 2012$78,023$196,581
ColombiaJul 20, 2012$207,657$740,325
EcuadorAug 31, 2012$170,055
MexicoAug 24, 2012$1,062,817$3,828,217
PeruJul 19, 2012$184,322$719,040
UruguayJul 20, 2012$20,049$68,874
VenezuelaOct 26, 2012$145,427$406,713

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustraliaMay 17, 2012$5,264,636$13,677,431
Hong KongJun 7, 2012$363,259$1,373,653
New ZealandMay 17, 2012$345,911$1,000,921
PhilippinesJul 25, 2012$298,078$574,916
Russia/CISMay 17, 2012$2,517,507$5,940,266
SingaporeJun 14, 2012$472,580$1,515,796
ThailandJul 12, 2012$231,933$621,819