Ratko: The Dictator's Son

National Lampoon's Ratko: The Dictator's Son is a 2010 teen comedy directed by Savage Steve Holland.[1][2] The film was produced by Intermedia Films and Cinetel Films and was distributed by National Lampoon Inc.[3] It was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Ratko: The Dictator's Son
Poster of the movie Ratko- The Dictator's Son.jpg
Directed bySavage Steve Holland
Produced byBarry Layne
Paul Hertzberg
Written byRobert Mittenthal
Michael Rubiner
StarringEfren Ramirez
Adam West
Katrina Bowden
CinematographyWilliam D. Barber
Edited bySherwood Jones
Justin Kanew
Cindy Parisott
CineTel Films
National Lampoon Productions
National Lampoon Inc.
Ratko BC Productions
Distributed byNational Lampoon Inc.
Release date
  • April 6, 2010 (2010-04-06)
CountryUnited States

The film was released direct to DVD on April 6, 2010.[4]


Ratko Volvic (Efren Ramirez), the son of an affluent Eastern European dictator (Adam West), enrolls for the freshman semester at an American university. His exotic accent and hedonistic lifestyle soon establish him as the most colorful character on campus. But when Ratko falls hard for student activist Holly (Katrina Bowden), he begins to question his father's true character and where all his wealth actually came from.



  1. ^ "Holland to direct National Lampoon's Ratko: The Dictator's Son". Screen. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  2. ^ "National Lampoon Stakes Revival on Making Own Films". June 25, 2007. Retrieved June 25, 2020 – via NYTimes.com.
  3. ^ "National Lampoon Announces Next In-House Feature Production National Lampoon's Ratko: The Dictator's Son". www.businesswire.com. June 7, 2007. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  4. ^ "This Week on DVD: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Party Down, The Lord of the Rings - Film Junk". Retrieved June 25, 2020.

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