The Great Dictator Blu-ray Releases September 2022 – Charlie Chaplin

The Criterion Collection are bringing the Charlie Chaplin film The Great Dictator (1940) to blu-ray later this September in the UK.

The Great Dictator Blu-ray – Criterion

This new release comes with a “New high-definition digital restoration” and has “uncompressed monaural soundtrack”.

The Great Dictator Blu-ray


  • New Audio Commentary by Charlie Chaplin Historians Dan Kamin & Hooman Mehran
  • The Tramp and the Dictator (2001) (Documentary narrated by Kenneth Branagh)
  • 2 New Visual Essays by Chaplin Archivist Cecilia Cenciarelli & Chaplin Biographer Jeffrey Vance
  • On-set (Colour Production Footage Shot by Chaplin’s half-brother, Sydney)
  • Deleted Scene from Chaplin’s 1919 Film Sunnyside
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Booklet Featuring Essay by film Critic Michael Wood

You can pre-order now on blu-ray from Amazon for £22.99 (Price correct as of 09.09.22).

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The blu-ray releases on 26th September 2022 in the UK.

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