Surprising, given the amount of shenanigans he's gotten himself into while promoting this flick!
While Sacha Baron Cohen's latest, The Dictator, has had a pretty impressive overseas debut, even opening in Australia at #1 on Wednesday and beating out The Avengers, the film hasn't fared nearly as well stateside, premiering yesterday to just $4.5 million in 3,003 US theaters!
And it was projected to make somewhere in between $5 and $6.5 million!
Yeesh! Probably doesn't help that reviews haven't been too favorable either!
An exec from Paramount reveals: