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Brüno (2009)

 -  Comedy  -  10 July 2009 (USA)
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Flamboyant Austrian fashionista Brüno takes his show to America.

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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

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

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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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£5,000,229 (UK) (10 July 2009)

Gross:

$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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Brüno: [after eating numerous pieces of pie] I'm committing carbicide.
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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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Yo Mo-Fo
Written by Rob Bryton and Neil Cross
Performed by k.i.n.d.
Courtesy of Savage Arts Entertainment
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Shock factors and great laughs
28 November 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Surprisingly enough, I loved every bit of SBC's latest character, Bruno. The 80 min film had me laughing out loud and jumping at the vulgar stunts Bruno would perform. Half the time I was worried Sacha would get shot, but for the most part, I felt sorry for the guys he got suckered into his movie.

I appreciated it very much from a comedic perspective. Sure he goes a little overboard with his stunts and antics, but that's what made me laugh even harder (though I'm beginning to question my taste in humour now).

All in all, this movie swept me off my feet. It's definitely original, daring, and had likable characters. There's actually a decent plot (considering the content) that has an appropriate end, which made the film seem more like a really weird story rather than just some random Austrian homosexual wanting to get famous. Great film, but definitely NOT for everyone.


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