R | | Comedy
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to assassinate him.
Kim Jong-un (Randall Park) isn't introduced until around the fifty minute mark.
Our Beloved Leader is wise. He is gentle, kind and strong. We wish him joy. We wish him peace. We wish him love. And the one thing in our time, we wish more than this is for the United States to explode in a ball of fiery hell. May they be forced to...
Throughout the film, several North Koreans refer to their country as "North Korea." No North Korean would refer to the country by that name. The official name for the country is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and they view themselves as the sole legitimate government of the entire Korean peninsula.
The end credits feature the following disclaimer:
"This is a work of fiction. The characters, incidents and locations portrayed and the names herein are fictitious, and any similarity to or identification with the location, name, character or history of any person, product or entity is entirely coincidental and unintentional."
However, the movie very intentionally portrays North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, along with many other real-life persons, products and entities.
$1,085,515 (USA) (2 January 2015)