Dear Dictator

Starring - Michael Caine, Odeya Rush, Katie Holmes, Jason Biggs, Seth Green
Directors - Lisa Addario, Joe Syracuse
Writers - Lisa Addario, Joe Syracuse
Producer - Mary Aloe, Dan Grodnik

When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge and hides with a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and ends up teaching the young teen how to start a revolution and overthrow the "mean girls" in her high school.


Hollywood Reporter Review

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Hollywood Reporter - Napa Valley Film Festival review…/rev…/coup-d-etat-1059825

Clip from Katie Holmes appearance on Jimmy Fallon (discussion of the film starts at 4:53; it ends just before film clip):

Katie Holmes on Tonight Show full episode including the clip from the film is here:…/katie-holmes-brian-tyree-henr…/3676359

Katie’s entrance (and first callout for the film) starts at 10:21 and discussion of the film starts at 15:30
"Michael Caine is a dictator with a teenage pen pal in Dear Dictator trailer” - Entertainment Weekly…/…/01/17/dear-dictator-exclusive-trailer/

Twitter (6.7 million)

Katie Holmes loves Crocs – New York Post (Mention)

Katie Holmes Will Star In and Produce Fox FBI Drama From Empire Showrunner – W Magazine (Mention)

“WATCH: Michael Caine Flees His Homeland in First Trailer for Comedy ‘Dear Dictator’” - Awards Circuit…/watch-michael-caine-flees-…/

“Michael Caine Let His Hair Down In First Trailer For DEAR DICTATOR” - Birth.Movies.Death.

“DEAR DICTATOR Official Trailer” - DailyMotion

“All Hail the First Trailer for Dear Dictator” - The Digital Fix…/all-hail-the-first-trailer…/

“Michael Caine is a loveable murderous despot who hangs out with a teenage girl in bizarre trailer for Dear Dictator” - Digital Spy…/michael-caine-trailer-dear-dic…/

“She thought she was a rebel… until she met a real one! Universal Pictures Unveil the Trailer for Lisa Addario’s DEAR DICTATOR” - Fan Carpet…/thought-rebel-met-real-one-unive…/

“‘Dear Dictator’ Trailer: Michael Caine Channels Fidel Castro -Watch” - IndieWire…/dear-dictator-trailer-michael-c…/

“Watch Michael Caine In This Trailer for DEAR DICTATOR” - Rama Screen…/

“Michael Caine, OdeyaRush are Unlikely Pen Pals in Trailer for “Dear Dictator” (VIDEO)” - The Tracking Board…/

“Dear Dictator Trailer (2018)” - Trailer Addict

“Dear Dictator -Official Trailer (2018) Michael Caine, OdeyaRush Comedy movie HD” - Trailer Junki…/dear-dictator-official-trailer-2…/

“15 Comedy Movies That Will Make You LOL In 2018” - BABBLE TOP (MENTION)…/

“Dennis Stuart Murphy, Producer on ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and ‘The Bridge,’ Dies at 72” - THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER (MENTION)…/dennis-stuart-murphy-de…

“Odeya Rush & Michael Caine in First Trailer for Comedy ‘Dear Dictator’” -…/odeya-rush-michael-caine-in-…/

“Michael Caine’s dictator seeks refuge with a teenage pen pal in Dear Dictator trailer” - Flickering Myth…/michael-caines-dictator-s…/

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“‘Dear Dictator’ Trailer: Michael Caine Teaches a Rebel Teen How to Deal with Mean Girls” - Slash Film

“Dear Dictator (Movie Review)” - Cryptic Rock

“Dear Dictator Movie Review” - Shockya…/…/03/12/dear-dictator-movie-reveiw/

“Odeya Rush Stops By To Chat About “Dear Dictator” - Build Series

“Odeya Rush Stops By To Chat About “Dear Dictator”’ - Yahoo!…/odeya-rush-stops-chat-dear-17181873…

“‘Dear Dictator” Hits Theaters March 16th” - Cheddar TV…/dear-dictator-hits-theaters-march-16th

“Katie Holmes Could Probably Definitely Kick Your Ass” - Women’s Health (MENTION)…/a…/katie-holmes-interview/

"Exclusive: Odeya Rush Gets a Valuable Lesson in ‘Dear Dictator’ Clip” - Fangirlish
Fangirlish exclusively premiered the Now Is The Time exclusive clip. They also shared on their socials and featured on their homepage.
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ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT - March 14, 2018 - “Katie Holmes Announces ‘I Wish I Could Be a Lesbian’ in ‘Dear Dictator’ Clip (Exclusive)” by John Boone…

IMDB - March 14, 2018 - Twitter/Facebook
“To celebrate @themichaelcaine’s birthday, here’s an exclusive clip from his upcoming comedy #DearDictator featuring @KatieHOlmes212, @JasonBiggs, @OdeyaEush1 and milkboarding”

UNDER THE RADAR - March 14, 2018 - “Dear Dictator Review” by Austin Trunick (3 stars / 10 stars)

YAHOO - March 14, 2018 - “Katie Holmes Announces ‘I Wish I Could Be a Lesbian’ in ‘Dear Dictator’ Clip (Exclusive)” by John Boone (Wire Entertainment Weekly)…

TRL - Odeya Interview on their Instagram story

BROADWAY WORLD - March 15, 2018 - “Mary Aloe & Aloe Entertainment Announce U.S. Theatrical Release of DEAR DICTATOR”…/Mary-Aloe-Aloe-Entertainmen…

CHICAGO READER - March 15, 2018 - “Dear Dictator showtimes - Wednesday, March 21” by Staff Writer…

PR WEB - March 15, 2018 - “Mary Aloe, Producer, Aloe Entertainment Announces U.S. Theatrical/PPV release of DEAR DICTATOR starring Michael Caine, Odeya Rush, Katie Holmes, Jason Biggs & Seth Green

THE GATE - March 15, 2018 - “Review: Dear Dictator” by Andrew Parker (2.5 stars / 10 stars)

AFRO TORONTO - March 15, 2018 - “This Week’s Film Reviews (Mar 16, 2018)” by Staff Writer (3.5 stars / 5 stars)…

PEOPLE Online- March 17, 2018 - “Katie Holmes Lets Seth Green Suck Her Toes In New Dear Dictator clip” by Dave Quinn…/seth-green-licks-katie-holmes-toes-dea…/

JOBLO - March 17, 2018 - “Review: Dear Dictator” by Chris Bumbray (6 stars / 10 stars)

PEOPLE - March 17, 2018 - “Katie Holmes Lets Seth Green Suck Her Toes in New Dear Dictator Clip” by Dave Quinn…/seth-green-licks-katie-holmes-toes-dea…/

SWEET - March 18, 2018 - Odeya Rush Interview
[Snapchat video attached]
DAILY MAIL - March 16, 2018 - “Nurse Katie Holmes has her toes sucked by her married boss as she lounges in a dentist chair in bizarre scene from new movie “Dear Dictator” by Joanna Crawley…/Katie-Holmes-toes-sucked-new-m…

FILM DUMPSTER - March 16, 2018 - “Film Review: “Dear Dictator”’ by Jeff Heller (6.1/10)

FILM MUSIC REPORTER - March 16, 2018 - “‘Dear Dictator’ Soundtrack Released” by Staff Writer…/dear-dictator-soundtrack-re…/

NOW THIS ENTERTAINMENT - March 16, 2018 - “‘Lady Bird’ Actress Odeya Rush Talks ‘Dear Dictator’ And Judaism” by Staff Writer…/lady-bird-actress-odeya-rush-talk…

ROGER EBERT - March 16, 2018 - “Dear Dictator Review” by Simon Abrams (3 stars)

SCREEN ANARCHY - March 16, 2018 - “Review: DEAR DICTATOR, Not Teen Movie Torture” by Jim Tudor (Mixed/Positive Review)…/review-dear-dictator-not-teen-mo…

SCREEN ANARCHY - March 16, 2018 - “Review: FLOWER, A Fresh Cut Above the Rest” by Jim Tudor (MENTION)…/review-flower-a-fresh-cut-above-…

THE SUN - March 16, 2018 - “Katie Holmes giggles as she gets her toes sucked in saucy scene from new comedy Dear Dictator” by Natasha Rigler…/katie-holmes-dear-dictator-toes…/

TEMPLE OF GEEK - March 19, 2018 - “Aaron Review: Dear Dictator” by Aaron Powell (6.75/10)