Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Noam Baron Cohen (born 13 October 1971) is a British comedian, actor, and writer. He is most widely known for his portrayal of three unorthodox fictional characters, Ali G, Borat, and Brüno. In his routines, Baron Cohen's characters interact with unsuspecting people who do not realize they are being set up for comic situations and self-revealing ridicule. Baron Cohen's work has been recognised with several Emmy nominations, an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay, a BAFTA award, and a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his work in the feature film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. After the release of the film Borat, Baron Cohen stated that because the public had become too familiar with the characters, he would retire Borat and Ali G. Similarly, after the release of Brüno, he has stated he would also retire the title character. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sacha Baron Cohen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

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With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Christina Applegate

With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Christina Applegate

Ali G Indahouse (2002)

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 nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', making the Prime Minister and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Mylod
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Emilio Rivera  •  Michael Gambon  •  Gina La Piana

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 nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', making the Prime Minister and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Mylod
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Emilio Rivera  •  Michael Gambon  •  Gina La Piana

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

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Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him exposing prejudices and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Ken Davitian  •  Luenell  •  Pamela Anderson

Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him exposing prejudices and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Ken Davitian  •  Luenell  •  Pamela Anderson

Madagascar (2005)

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends—Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo—have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tom McGrath
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Chris Rock  •  David Schwimmer  •  Jada Pinkett Smith

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends—Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo—have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tom McGrath
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Chris Rock  •  David Schwimmer  •  Jada Pinkett Smith

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

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Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers encounter members of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tom McGrath
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  David Schwimmer  •  Chris Rock

Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers encounter members of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tom McGrath
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Jada Pinkett Smith  •  David Schwimmer  •  Chris Rock

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

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The fastest man on four wheels, Ricky Bobby is one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. A big, hairy American winning machine, Ricky has everything a dimwitted daredevil could want, a luxurious mansion, a smokin' hot wife and all the fast food he can eat. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  John C. Reilly  •  Gary Cole  •  Austin Crim

The fastest man on four wheels, Ricky Bobby is one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. A big, hairy American winning machine, Ricky has everything a dimwitted daredevil could want, a luxurious mansion, a smokin' hot wife and all the fast food he can eat. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  John C. Reilly  •  Gary Cole  •  Austin Crim

The Dictator (2012)

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The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Sayed Badreya  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Rocky Citron

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Sayed Badreya  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Rocky Citron

Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

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Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Les Misérables (2012)

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An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Russell Crowe  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Amanda Seyfried

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Russell Crowe  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Amanda Seyfried

Hugo (2011)

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Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Asa Butterfield  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Sacha Baron Cohen

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Asa Butterfield  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Sacha Baron Cohen

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

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Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French animal-control officer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tom McGrath  •  Conrad Vernon
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  David Schwimmer  •  Frances McDormand

Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French animal-control officer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tom McGrath  •  Conrad Vernon
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  David Schwimmer  •  Frances McDormand

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Sorkin
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Eddie Redmayne  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Alex Sharp

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Sorkin
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Eddie Redmayne  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Alex Sharp

Ali G: Bling Bling (2001)

Bling Bling is an assortment of Ali G's interviews; a couple of them with possibly the last people in Britain who didn't realise that someone was pulling their leg and several with American grandees of various sorts, including economist JK Galbraith and former CIA ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen

Bling Bling is an assortment of Ali G's interviews; a couple of them with possibly the last people in Britain who didn't realise that someone was pulling their leg and several with American grandees of various sorts, including economist JK Galbraith and former CIA ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen

Ali G, Aiii (2000)

Clips from Da Ali G Show with unaired sketches from the show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin  •  Steve Smith
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  John Henry  •  Jenna Jameson  •  Gail Porter

Clips from Da Ali G Show with unaired sketches from the show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin  •  Steve Smith
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  John Henry  •  Jenna Jameson  •  Gail Porter

Ali G, Innit (1999)

Ali G travels throughout Britain, interviewing unsuspecting leaders and politicians.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin  •  Steve Smith
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen

Ali G travels throughout Britain, interviewing unsuspecting leaders and politicians.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin  •  Steve Smith
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

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The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Alan Rickman  •  Timothy Spall

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Alan Rickman  •  Timothy Spall

Brüno (2009)

Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Richard Bey  •  Ron Paul  •  Gustaf Hammarsten

Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Richard Bey  •  Ron Paul  •  Gustaf Hammarsten

Grimsby (2016)

Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Leterrier
CAST:  Isla Fisher  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Annabelle Wallis  •  Mark Strong

Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Leterrier
CAST:  Isla Fisher  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Annabelle Wallis  •  Mark Strong

Ali G Before He Was Massiv (2002)

Documentary exploring comedian Sacha Baron Cohen's rise to fame through rare archive video of his early television appearances and interviews with former associates.  (more)

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CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen

Documentary exploring comedian Sacha Baron Cohen's rise to fame through rare archive video of his early television appearances and interviews with former associates.  (more)

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CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen

Past Forward (2016)

An unreliable story, a parallax view wherein the scenarios, characters, costumes, genres, and endings, repeat and morph, refusing the logic of conventional narrative.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Allison Williams  •  John Krasinski  •  Freida Pinto  •  Jack Huston

An unreliable story, a parallax view wherein the scenarios, characters, costumes, genres, and endings, repeat and morph, refusing the logic of conventional narrative.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Allison Williams  •  John Krasinski  •  Freida Pinto  •  Jack Huston
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