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


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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... See more »

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  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 33 nominations.
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Borat
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Azamat
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Luenell
Chester ...
Bear
Charlie ...
Bear
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ilham Aliyev ...
Himself (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Herself - Autograph Signing (uncredited)
Bob Barr ...
Himself - Former Georgia Congressman (uncredited)
Carole De Saram ...
Herself - Feminist (uncredited)
Mitchell Falk ...
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan (uncredited)
Alan Keyes ...
Himself - 2-Time Republican Presidential Candidate (uncredited)
Andre Myers ...
Pride Dancer (uncredited)
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Kazakh Swimmer (uncredited)
Chip Pickering ...
Himself - U.S. Congressman (uncredited)
James Smith ...
Himself - Chief Justice of State Supreme Court (uncredited)
Grace Welch ...
Herself - Feminist (uncredited)

Directed by

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Larry Charles

Written by

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Sacha Baron Cohen ... (screenplay) &
Anthony Hines ... (screenplay) &
Peter Baynham ... (screenplay) &
Dan Mazer ... (screenplay)
 
Sacha Baron Cohen ... (story) &
Peter Baynham ... (story) &
Anthony Hines ... (story) &
Todd Phillips ... (story)
 
Sacha Baron Cohen ... (based on a character created by)

Produced by

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Sacha Baron Cohen ... producer
Peter Baynham ... co-producer
Monica Levinson ... executive producer
Dan Mazer ... executive producer
Jay Roach ... producer

Music by

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Erran Baron Cohen

Cinematography by

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Luke Geissbuhler ... director of photography (as Luke Geissbühler)
Anthony Hardwick ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Craig Alpert
Peter Teschner
James Thomas

Editorial Department

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Frederick W. Chandler Jr. ... post-production assistant
Scott M. Davids ... first assistant editor
Andrew Dickler ... additional editor
Jeff Mee ... assistant editor
Colin Patton ... apprentice editor
Todd Schulman ... editorial assistant: Mr Baron Cohen
Sarah Thiessen ... assistant editor (as Sarah K. Thiessen)
Kathy Thomson ... digital intermediate color timer
Marisa Clayton ... digital intermediate producer: Modern VideoFilm (uncredited)
Chad Cole ... on-line editor (uncredited)
Harry Muller ... color timer (uncredited)
Robb Porter ... post-production coordinator: Modern VideoFilm (uncredited)
Adam Rosenblatt ... editor: main title (uncredited)

Casting By

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Allison Jones

Costume Design by

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Jason Alper ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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Thomas Kolarek ... hair stylist / makeup artist

Production Management

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Jamie D. Boscardin ... additional production supervisor (as Jamie Boscardin Martin)
Shirley Davis ... production supervisor: additional photography
Susan Ehrhart ... production supervisor: additional photography
Patrick Esposito ... post-production supervisor
Brad Goodman ... post-production supervisor (as Bradley M. Goodman)
David Siegel ... unit production manager (as David A. Siegel)
Dale Stern ... unit production manager
David M. Bernstein ... unit production manager: pre-production (uncredited)
Ines Matei ... unit production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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John Isabeau ... second assistant director
David Siegel ... first assistant director (as David A. Siegel)
Dale Stern ... first assistant director
David M. Bernstein ... first assistant director: pre-production (uncredited)
Cristina Iliescu ... first assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Jason Alper ... designer: items from Kazakhstan
Scott M. Davids ... anthem designer (as Scott Davids)
Scott Goldman ... anthem designer
Kevin Hughes ... props consultant
David Saenz de Maturana ... art director: Romania (as David Saenz De Maturana) / art director: additional photography (as David Saenz De Maturana)
Alexandria Andross ... buyer (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Mary Andrews ... dialogue editor
Kerry Carmean-Williams ... sound effects editor
Matt Colleran ... sound re-recording recordist (as Matt Colloran)
Patrick Cusack ... assistant sound editor
Andrew DeCristofaro ... supervising sound editor
David Esparza ... sound effects editor
Jeff Glueck ... assistant sound editor
Scott Harber ... production sound mixer
Michael Hertlein ... dialogue editor
Lora Hirschberg ... re-recording mixer: Todd-AO
Jake Jackson ... sound stage engineer
Alan Kerr ... foley artist
Ryan Maguire ... foley mixer
Chris Navarro ... adr recordist
Nancy Nugent ... supervising adr editor (as Nancy Kyong Nugent) / supervising dialogue editor (as Nancy Kyong Nugent)
Michael Payne ... sound effects editor
Brandon Proctor ... re-recording mixer: Todd-AO
Sean Rowe ... foley artist
Christopher Sidor ... sound re-recording recordist (as Chris Sidor)
John C. Stuver ... dialogue editor
Eric Thompson ... adr mixer
James Wright ... sound consultant: Dolby (as Jim Wright)
Jeremy Brill ... boom operator (uncredited)
Kerry Carmean-Williams ... sound editor (uncredited)
Bill Henderson ... sound re-recording engineer (uncredited)
Jon Klein ... boom operator (uncredited)
Brandon Proctor ... mix supervisor: Todd-AO (uncredited)
Chad Robertson ... sound mixer (uncredited)
John Soukup ... sound transfer (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Scott M. Davids ... visual effects supervisor
Julia Croon ... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
Jalal Jemison ... digital effects artist (uncredited)

Stunts

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Michael Li ... action team
Peewee Piemonte ... safety
Nicole Randall ... action team
Harry Wowchuk ... action team
Attila Nemes ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Shaun Vickers ... stunt safety (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Mark Schwartzbard ... first assistant camera
Michael Alba ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Sylvain D'Hautcourt ... camera operator (uncredited)
John Johns ... video utility (uncredited)
Sherman Johnson ... camera operator (uncredited)
Bret Lanius ... camera operator (uncredited)
Owen A. Smith ... camera operator (uncredited)
Mark Walpole ... first assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Wendy Hoffman ... voice casting (as Wendy Hoffmann)
Tracy Dixon ... extras casting (uncredited)
Adam St. Clair ... location casting (uncredited)

Location Management

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Scott Clackum ... location scout: South Carolina (uncredited)
Bryan Iler ... key location manager (uncredited)
Adam Paroo ... location scout: South Carolina (uncredited)
Robert W. Sterrett III ... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Omar Veytia ... location manager: mexico (uncredited)

Music Department

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Geoff Alexander ... orchestrator
Jonathan Allen ... score recordist / scoring mixer
Shira Arad ... music researcher
Thomas Bowes ... orchestra leader
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestra contractor
Richard Henderson ... music editor / music supervisor
Desislava Stefanova ... vocalist (as Dessislava Stefanova)
Chris Garrick ... musician (uncredited)
Igor Outkine ... musician: accordion (uncredited)
Sharon Smith ... additional music editor (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Jeff Lira ... driver
Monty Lira ... driver
Jonathan A. Rosenfeld ... transportation coordinator
Daniel Tescula ... transportation
Jeff Verdick ... driver
Dale Combs ... driver: maxi-van (uncredited)
Jim Petti ... transportation (uncredited)

Other crew

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Jason Alper ... Mr. Baron Cohen's feces provided by
Kieran Baker ... researcher (as Kieran R.M. Baker)
Chelsea Barnard ... field coordinator
Christine Bergren ... production counsel
Jack Blessing ... loop group
Ranjani Brow ... loop group
Unjoo Lee Byars ... anthem sequence: mOcean
Sophie Charles ... researcher
Julie Chouinard ... field coordinator
Conor Copeland ... assistant: Mr Baron Cohen, New York
David Cowgill ... loop group
Caitlin Cutt ... loop group
Alex Daniels ... coordinator: naked fight
Scott M. Davids ... anthem designer: mOcean (as Scott Davids) / graphic supervisor (as Scott Davids)
Lisa Davidson ... production coordinator: additional photography
Dana Dubé ... head trainer
Laurie Epstein ... assistant: Mr. Charles
David Feinberg ... field coordinator: additional photography
Ruben Fleischer ... behind the scenes (as Ruben Fleisher)
Marissa Goodman ... loop group
Bridget Hoffman ... loop group
Wendy Hoffman ... loop group (as Wendy Hoffmann)
Russ Honican ... anthem sequence: mOcean
Jenny Hunter ... field supervisor
Mark Ivanir ... loop group
Susannah Julien ... production coordinator
Sherry Kecskes ... assistant accountant
Ashley Kravitz ... research consultant
Ruth LaBarge ... trainer
Alexandra Lambrinidis ... key set production assistant
Matthew Ryan Lepore ... production secretary
Alexa Song Lindenthaler ... first assistant accountant: additional photography (as Alexa Song-Lindenthaler)
Jacqueline Lofstrom ... field coordinator: additional photography
Anna Mathias ... loop group
Blair Miller ... production assistant
Andrew Newman ... consultant
Tanya Oskanian ... assistant: Larry Charles
Phil Proctor ... loop group (as Philip Proctor)
Leslie E.A. Rider ... assistant production coordinator
Adam Rosenblatt ... anthem sequence: mOcean
Clint Rowe ... trainer
Tim Schildberger ... field supervisor
Todd Schulman ... field supervisor
Kevin Schwimer ... loop group
Julie Shapiro ... travel: Travelcorps
Andrew Simpson ... trainer
Russell Smith ... production counsel: Smith Dornan & Dehn PC
Charline St. Charles ... assistant production coordinator: additional photography
Shane Sweet ... loop group
Bernadette Tanchauco ... production accountant (as Berni Tanchauco)
John Hans Tester ... loop group (as Hans Tester)
Erik Tily ... field coordinator
Jim Vickers ... consultant: kidnapping (as James P. Vickers)
J. Christian Walsh ... assistant: Mr Baron Cohen
Jeff Wickline ... first assistant accountant: additional photography
Ines Wurth ... loop group
Bruce Allen ... credit sequence artist (uncredited)
Wayne Arnold ... additional first assistant (uncredited)
Tyler Atkinson ... digital distribution (uncredited)
Fred Baron ... production executive (uncredited)
Joe Borden ... research assistant (uncredited)
Sarah Connolly ... production secretary (uncredited)
Graeme Dunlap ... production assistant (uncredited)
Christopher Godfrey ... assistant: Jay Roach (uncredited)
Arturo Guzman ... production assistant (uncredited)
Charles Heaphy ... production financing (uncredited)
Jason Kessler ... assistant to writer (uncredited)
Noelle Kim ... assistant: Jim Vickers (uncredited)
Eric Leiderman ... field coordinator (uncredited)
Ari Novak ... production consultant (uncredited)
Belit Paulissian ... researcher (uncredited)
Mike Psenicska ... driving instructor (uncredited)
Rodrigo Rojas ... production assistant (uncredited)
Howard R. Schuster ... financing (uncredited)
Joanna Lara Zuppardi ... production secretary: wrap (uncredited)

Thanks

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Jason Alper ... acknowledgment: Borat's image created by
Alec Berg ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance
James L. Brooks ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance
Isla Fisher ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance
Tom Gammill ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance
David Mandel ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance (as Dave Mandell)
Trey Parker ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance
Jennifer Perini ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance
Max Pross ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance
Jeff Schaffer ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance
Matt Stone ... the producers wish to give special thanks for their assistance
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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}

Plot Keywords
Taglines Come to Kazakhstan, It's Nice! See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Borat! (United States)
  • Borat (United States)
  • Borat (World-wide, English title)
  • Borat, leçons culturelles sur l'Amérique au profit de la glorieuse nation Kazakhstan (France)
  • Borat: Kulturelle Lernung von Amerika um Benefiz für glorreiche Nation von Kasachstan zu machen (Germany)
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Runtime
  • 84 min
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Box Office

Budget $18,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $26,455,463, 05 Nov 2006
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $261,572,744, 01 Feb 2009

Did You Know?

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Trivia The police were called on Sacha Baron Cohen ninety-two times during the production of this film. See more »
Goofs When Borat gets out of the RV where he'd been drinking with the frat boys, it is a different RV than the one he originally got into. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #11.8 (2006). See more »
Soundtracks Chaje Shukarije See more »
Crazy Credits "KAZAKH BOARD OF FILM CENSORS: This film is unsuitable for children under the age of 3" See more »
Quotes Borat: You telling me the man who try to put a rubber fist in my anus was a homosexual?
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