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.
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 »
Sacha Baron Cohen,
Gina La Piana
The Republic of Wadiya is ruled by an eccentric and oppressive leader named Hafez Aladeen. Aladeen is summoned to New York to a UN assembly to address concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program, but the trip goes awry. Written by
The group of turquoise Lamborghini Murciélago in the New York motorcade is a reference to the turquoise sports cars belonging to Ana Al-Thani, a member of the Qatar ruling family. He owned one identical example in that was driven around London on a frequent basis. See more »
Zoey tells Aladeen that she went to Amherst (College), but she mispronounces it. The "h" is silent. See more »
[escaping from a CIA torture facility without clothes]
Hey average American shopper! If you give me your clothes I will make a sizable donation in your name to Al Qaeda!
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Extra scenes during the end credits, including making-of moments. See more »
I wish there were more comedies like that - crossing over the political correctness line, but not over the line of good taste, so as to make a movie hard to watch.
The film is quite pointy, it is for a moderate audience and will make all kinds of extremists quite unhappy. The plot is well thought out and funny. It'll nail you to the screen.
I like the unorthodox character of this film, Sacha Baron Cohen's movies are definitely one of the kind. I wouldn't consider the humor crude, but it is certainly honest. Some of the unthinkable things you see are likely to have happened in reality.
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