• Brüno (2009)


Release Date: July 10th, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 17th, 2009

R |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

Blacklisted after crashing a runway presentation, a flamboyant Austrian fashionista travels to the United States, where he hopes to launch a celebrity interview show. In his quest for superstardom, Brüno (Sacha Baron Cohen) sparks one outrageous situation after another, pushing the boundaries of decorum to the breaking point.

Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Paula Abdul, Harrison Ford, Bono , Ron Paul, Elton John, Snoop Dogg

Director: Larry Charles

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Four by Two Films

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Madcap, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Bruno is only intermittently funny and all too often the "ambushes" of celebrities and civilians look staged. The movie is even a tad -- dare we say it? -- tedious. show more

  • 50
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A crude, cringe-worthy, and intermittently funny affair that triggers the gag reflex. I sincerely can't tell you whether I was choking with laughter or keeping from choking. show more

  • 10
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Here’s the bad news: Brüno is no "Borat." Here’s the worse news: Brüno crosses the line, like a besotted sprinter, from hilariously to genuinely awful. show more

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