MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 198 this week

Brüno (2009)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  10 July 2009 (USA)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 108,451 users   Metascore: 54/100
Reviews: 392 user | 285 critic | 34 from Metacritic.com

Flamboyant Austrian fashionista Brüno takes his show to America.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 7 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 02 Feb 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 20 Mar 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 20 Oct 2011
 
a list of 32 images
created 03 May 2014
 
a list of 47 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Brüno" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Brüno (2009)

Brüno (2009) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Brüno.

User Polls

2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Director: Larry Charles
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell
The Dictator (2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Director: Larry Charles
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the... See full summary »

Director: Mark Mylod
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Emilio Rivera, Gina La Piana
Da Ali G Show (2003–2004)
Comedy | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An ignorant, wannabe-Jamaican British b-boy; an anti-Semitic, misogynistic but friendly Kazakhstani television reporter; and a homosexual Austrian fashonista--all played by Sacha Baron ... See full summary »

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Buzz Aldrin, Arthur Danto
Da Ali G Show (TV Series 2000)
Comedy | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Hipster Ali G. interviews a variety of guests from the world of crime prevention, drug enforcement and the judiciary to discuss the issues of crime and drugs in Britain and America. Ali G, ... See full summary »

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Steve Ellington, T.N.T. Crew
Animation | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.

Director: Trey Parker
Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives.

Director: David Silverman
Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.

Director: Trey Parker
Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Elle Russ
Ali G, Aiii (Video 2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Atraight-to-video release of clips from Da Ali G Show (original, UK series) plus unaired segments from the show, hosted by Ali G himself.

Directors: James Bobin, Steve Smith
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, John Henry, Jenna Jameson
Comedy

A billionaire offers a hefty sum of money to a man who can woo & marry his lesbian daughter.

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen
Grimsby (2016)
Comedy

A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.

Director: Louis Leterrier
Stars: Rebel Wilson, Isla Fisher, Penélope Cruz
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Clifford Bañagale ...
Chibundu Orukwowu ...
Chigozie Orukwowu ...
...
Toby Hoguin ...
Mexican Gardener #1
Robert Huerta ...
Mexican Gardener #2
Gilbert Rosales ...
Mexican Gardener #3
...
Mexican Gardener #4
Marco Xavier ...
Mexican Gardener #5
...
Himself - 'Dove of Peace'
...
Himself - 'Dove of Peace'
...
Himself - 'Dove of Peace'
...
Himself - 'Dove of Peace'
Edit

Storyline

Brüno is a gay Austrian fashion guru. He has his own fashion based television show, Funkyzeit, the most popular German-language show of its kind outside of Germany. After he disgraces himself in front of his Funkyzeit fan base, he is ruined in German speaking Europe. He decides that in his quest for worldwide fame, he will move to Los Angeles and reinvent himself. Accompanying him to the US is Lutz, his former assistant's assistant. Lutz is the only person left in his circle that still believes in Brüno's greatness. Brüno goes through one reinvention of himself after another, ultimately straying to areas far removed from his own self. Perhaps when Brüno finds an activity that he truly does love, he will also find that über-fame he so desperately desires. Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Borat was so 2006

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong and crude sexual content, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

10 July 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brüno: Delicious Journeys Through America for the Purpose of Making Heterosexual Males Visibly Uncomfortable in the Presence of a Gay Foreigner in a Mesh T-Shirt  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£5,000,229 (UK) (10 July 2009)

Gross:

$59,992,760 (USA) (14 August 2009)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Bruno character looks different in the film than in "Da Ali G Show." In the show, he had the same hair as the other characters Ali G and Borat, short and black. In the film, he now has long blonde hair. See more »

Goofs

In the diner scene where Bruno commits "carbicide" the exterior light goes from night to day then back to night. See more »

Quotes

Brüno: We have chosen your baby to be dressed as a Nazi Officer, pushing a wheelbarrow, with a Jewish baby, into an oven!
See more »

Crazy Credits

The U in the Universal logo is spelled with an umlaut (Ü) like the movie's title. See more »

Connections

Featured in Spike's Guys Choice (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

My Heart Will Go On
Written by James Horner and Will Jennings
Performed by Céline Dion (as Celine Dion)
Courtesy of Epic Records and Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Pretty Bad
13 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Cohen is a funny guy as Borat.

Bruno is the weakest of his characters.

There is a reason this movie was not a hit. It's not good.

A great bit of it appears phony. Lots more is just silly in its effort to top Borat.

The only interest thing in this movie are the interviews with the shallow fashionistas.

But the use of adding sound effects that weren't there originally (crowd booing for example) is just all too apparent, and serves to let you know that this film is just a scam.

I get the feeling that the great reviews here on IMDb are all from gay men who can't see beyond he flamboyant theme.

Any normal person will find the movie a bore.

The Plot.

Brüno is a gay Austrian fashion guru. He has his own fashion based television show, Funkyzeit, the most popular German-language show of its kind outside of Germany. After he disgraces himself in front of his Funkyzeit fan base, he is ruined in German speaking Europe. He decides that in his quest for worldwide fame, he will move to Los Angeles and reinvent himself. Accompanying him to the US is Lutz, his former assistant's assistant. Lutz is the only person left in his circle that still believes in Brüno's greatness. Brüno goes through one reinvention of himself after another, ultimately straying to areas far removed from his own self. Perhaps when Brüno finds an activity that he truly does love, he will also find that über-fame he so desperately desires.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Was anyone else disturbed by this scene? max-rockatansky
Best one liners Electric_Sheep
So which ones were staged? coffeehatpat
To those that are shocked at the Cage Fight audience reaction j_kro
why all the fuss over the nudity? plungerpal
Severely Disappointing rehash of Borat hitchhiker90
Discuss Brüno (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?