Flamboyant and gay Austrian Brüno looks for new fame in America.

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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

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

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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  »

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$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£5,000,229 (UK) (10 July 2009)

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$59,992,760 (USA) (14 August 2009)
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Had the highest opening-weekend gross for a film with an openly gay character in the lead role with $30.6 million. (The previous record-holder was The Birdcage (1996), with $18.3 million). See more »

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In the part where Brüno and Lutz are fighting outside of the police station, after Brüno says no to Lutz, there's a gold Ford Mustang in the top left hand corner of the frame, however, after it switches to the wide angle view of Lutz walking away from Brü, the same Ford Mustang drives through the entrance of the police station and is clearly not in the same spot as it was only a few seconds before. See more »

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Brüno: [about the baby in his arms] I swapped him.
African-American Lady: Swapped the baby for what?
Brüno: For an iPod.
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The U in the Universal logo is spelled with an umlaut (Ü) like the movie's title. See more »

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Written and Performed by Peter Scaturro (as Peter Scaturro)
Courtesy of Howling Entertainment, LLC
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Very Offensive but That's the Whole Point,
5 November 2013 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Brüno is a good movie with a very good set up for very cringe worthy hidden camera comedy and a very risky performance from Sacha Baron Cohen ,not his best movie,but it's definitely his most offensive.It will definitely offend many people and if you are easily offended definitely do not watch this movie.He visits some of the dark parts of Los Angeles that I didn't even know existed,particularly the straight camps and wrestling arena,which made the cringe in this movie so brilliant,I felt made about how much I was laughing at his jokes,because that's just the kind of movie it is,you realize its offensive,but you can stop yourself from laughing.Its certainly no Borat,but fans of Sacha Baron Cohens comedy will definitely enjoy Brüno.

Brüno (Sacha Baron Cohen) a European fashion model,heads to Los Angeles to become a big celebrity by following his own steps in becoming famous.


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