Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan 2006

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

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Part satire, part shockumentary,Borat gets high-fives almost all-around for being offensive in the funniest possible way. Jagshemash!

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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 & Crew

Ken Davitian
Azamat Bagatov
Luenell
Luenell
Mitchell Falk
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
Jay Roach
Producer
Dan Mazer
Executive Producer
Monica Levinson
Executive Producer
Luke Geissbuhler
Cinematographer
Anthony Hardwick
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Critic Reviews for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

All Critics (220) | Top Critics (49) | Fresh (200) | Rotten (20)

  • The backlash just proves how deep a nerve the faux Kazakh journalist has hit.

    November 1, 2007 | Full Review…

    David Ansen

    Newsweek
    Top Critic
  • Borat is a serious work of social criticism. But it's also the funniest movie I've ever seen.

    November 22, 2006 | Rating: A
  • The theory of comedy here is that you can get away with almost anything if you manage to make your target audience feel superior to the human beings being mocked on the screen.

    November 15, 2006

    Andrew Sarris

    Observer
    Top Critic
  • I did find this to be one of the more inventive, aggressively offensive and insanely tasteless comedies in many a year. And yeah, that's a thumbs-up.

    November 13, 2006
  • Borat is so gut-bustingly funny it should carry a health warning.

    November 4, 2006 | Full Review…

    Tom Charity

    CNN.com
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  • Cohen's genius lies in combining the chameleon-like virtuosity of Peter Sellers with the balls-out fearlessness of the Jackass crew.

    November 3, 2006 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

    Nathan Rabin

    AV Club
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Audience Reviews for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

  • Mar 29, 2016
    This IS my single favorite comedy movie of all time. Sacha Baron Cohen has always been really great with his mockumentary characters like Ali G and of course, Borat. But this movie truly shows the range of his fabulous writing and dialogue and his incredibly acting skills that open the door for other fun cameos like Pamela Anderson, who he is incredibly in love with. This is one of the best movies that Cohen has ever made and it is also one of those films that is always worth watching again.
    Lasse G Super Reviewer
  • Aug 01, 2013
    It's crude, offensive, satirical and emphatic in the funniest of ways. Sacha Baron Cohen is brilliant as Borat. This mockumentary of a cross-country trip around America from the eyes of a joyous tourist explores the truthful and boasting culture of American society. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is a pushy film that is highlighted by the characterization of its main character and morality of the trek across a nation. 3.5/5
    Eugene B Super Reviewer
  • May 15, 2013
    Disgusting. It isn't funny to be made to feel uncomfortable for other people for 83 minutes unless you have a serious personality flaw.
    Christian C Super Reviewer
  • Mar 14, 2013
    Mixes seamlessly live unconfortable interviews with an actual plot with outrageous offensive results that are absolutly genius on making a point but are also there just for giggles. There's a joke at every corner and pretty much every single one is pure gold. Definently one of the most important and funny comedies on the 00s.
    Francisco G Super Reviewer

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