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The Great Dictator (1940)
The movies, which have almost the same title, are both slapsticks about a self-important, Jew-hating tyrannical head-of-state who has an innocent, simpleminded lookalike.
Rabbit Seasoning (1952) (Short)
Character mentions Daffy Duck getting his beak blown off.
Peter Pan (1953)
Captain Hook is mentioned
Psycho (1960)
shower scene
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Aladeen mentions that he starred in a version of his movie, "Aladeen Jones and the Temple of Doom"
Miami Vice (1984) (TV Series)
Series mentioned by character.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Aladeen mentions that he starred in a version of this movie
Aladdin (1992)
Clayton calls him "Admiral Aladdin"
You've Got Mail (1998)
Aladeen asks Nadal if he saw the movie "You've Got Mail Bomb"
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Gandalf mentioned by Aladeen.
Avatar (2009)
Movie was mentioned by leader.
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Mentioned by Aladeen
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
The Hobbit is mentioned

Referenced in 

The Cinema Snob: Anthropophagus (2012) (TV Episode)
"Okay gentlemen, you can finish filming your Sacha Baron Cohen film later."
Saturday Night Live: Eli Manning/Rihanna (2012) (TV Episode)
Plugged by Admiral General Aladeen on Weekend Update
The Daily Show: Admiral General Aladeen (2012) (TV Episode)
Sacha plugs it as Aladeen
Midnight Screenings: The Dictator (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed


Forrest Gump (1994)
A brief clip from movie is shown.

Featured in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.126 (2012) (TV Episode)
Anna Faris introduces a clip from her film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.139 (2012) (TV Episode)
Garry Shandling introduces a clip from his film
Maltin on Movies: Battleship (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.12 (2012) (TV Episode)
trailer shown
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.197 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Anna Faris films
WatchMojo: Top 10 Intense Zip-Lining Scenes in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Aladeen Empties His Pockets is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Crazy Political Figures in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Admiral General President Prime Minister Haffaz Aladeen is #1.
Loose Canon: 9/11 (2016) (TV Episode)
The film is discussed.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Movie Quotes of the 2010s (2016) (TV Episode)
Monkey on Roller Skates is #9.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Controversial Comedy Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
The Dictator is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sacha Baron Cohen Moments (2014) (TV Episode)
Helicopter Ride is #3.


The Shining (1980)
When Aladeen was being chased by Etra, he hid behind a white door, only to have the frame smashed through. The scene is similar to the part in The Shining where Johnny hacked the frame open.
In the Line of Fire (1993)
The double's diving save of the assassin's bullet is just like Frank Horrigan's.

Spoofed in 

Adventures of Aladeen (2015) (TV Series)
The lead characters have the same name, title is referenced

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