The Dictator Filming Locations

Sacha Baron Cohen plays Admiral General Alladeen, dictator of the Republic of Wadiya. The movie follows Alladeen's adventure to make sure Wadiya stays oppressed. Republic of Wadiya filmed in Seville, Spain and Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.

The Dictator was filmed in New York in the United States of America and Seville in Spain.

Roosevelt Hotel


The lobby of the Roosevelt was used for the hotel Alladeen stays at while in New York. Establishing shots of the hotel were also used for the zip line scene.

Palace Hotel

Aladeen's Bedroom

Aladeen's bedroom scenes were filmed in one of the rooms at the New York Palace Hotel.



Aladeen steels a plate from a patron dining outside.