Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Poster

Release Date: November 3rd, 2006

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2007

R|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
Outrageous situations occur when Borat, a popular reporter (Sacha Baron Cohen) from Kazakhstan, comes to the United States to film a documentary on what makes America a great nation. Along the way, he manages to offend just about everyone he meets, fall in love with actress Pamela Anderson, and set forth on a cross-country journey to make her his wife.

Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Pamela Anderson, Ken Davitian, Luenell , Bob Barr, David Corcoran, Mitchell Falk, Alan Keyes

Director: Larry Charles

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Gold/Miller Productions

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Hilarious, Car, Creative, Love interest, Pursuit, Love, Quest, Madcap, 2000s, New York City

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The weapon wielded by Cohen and Charles is crudeness. People today, especially those in public life, can disguise prejudice in coded language and soft tones. Bigotry is ever so polite now. So the filmmakers mean to drag the beast out into the sunlight of brilliant satire and let everyone see the rotting, stinking, foul thing for what it is. When you laugh at something that is bad, it loses much of its power.

  • Not since the halcyon days of Archie Bunker and "All in the Family" has so sharp a wit punctured so many balloons.

  • Baron Cohen brings scary conviction to the performance. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)