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

R | | Comedy | 3 November 2006 (USA)
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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.

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... Azamat
... Luenell
Chester ... Bear
Charlie ... Bear
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Storyline

Borat Sagdiyev is a TV reporter of a popular show in Kazakhstan as Kazakhstan's sixth most famous man and a leading journalist. He is sent from his home to America by his government to make a documentary about American society and culture. Borat takes a course in New York City to understand American humor. While watching Baywatch on TV, Borat discovers how beautiful their women are in the form of C. J. Parker, who was played by actress Pamela Anderson who hails from Malibu, California. He decides to go on a cross-country road trip to California in a quest to make her his wife and take her back to his country. On his journey Borat and his producer encounter a country full of strange and wonderful Americans, real people in real chaotic situations with hysterical consequences. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Taglines:

Come to Kazakhstan, It's Nice!

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,455,463, 5 November 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$128,505,958, 25 March 2007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$261,572,744, 1 February 2009
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Trivia

Metro train scene was taken with hidden cameras. You can see director Larry Charles twice in the scene and a guy holding camera when POV changes. See more »

Goofs

During the dinner scenes at the Magnolia Manor, Borat excuses himself to use the restroom, only to return to the table with a bag of excrement in hand, and immediately after, one of the ladies is in the restroom with Borat showing him how to properly use a toilet, which denotes that Borat has no knowledge of toilets or their proper use. However earlier in the film, Borat talks about that on weekend he travels to Astana to "watch the ladies make the toilet". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Borat: Jak sie masz? My name-a Borat. I like you. I like sex. Is nice!
["How are you?" in Polish]
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Referenced in Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (2009) See more »

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My Friend Franz
Written and Performed by Ken Korade
Courtesy of Kid Gloves Music
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Funniest movie ever !!!!
3 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

I have to start out by saying that this is the funniest movie I have ever seen. From the start to the end I was on the floor laughing. I have watched this movie five times already and every time I watch it I am hysterical.He is a great actor to pull off what he did in this movie. I really can't even think if a funniest scene in this movie just because every scene was great. You have to have a good sense of humor to watch this movie.... If not then don't even bother wasting your time. If you think that there is a funnier movie out than this than please let me know I would love to see it. But again I really doubt that there is anything even possibly as funny as this movie is.


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