Larry Charles

Larry Charles (born February 20, 1956) is an American writer, director, and producer. He is best known as a staff writer for the American sitcom Seinfeld for its first 5 seasons, contributing some of the show's darkest and most absurd storylines. He has also directed the films Borat, Religulous, Brüno, and The Dictator. Description above from the Wikipedia article Larry Charles, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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

Masked and Anonymous (2003)

Amidst unrest, organizers put on a benefit concert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Penélope Cruz  •  John Goodman

Amidst unrest, organizers put on a benefit concert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Penélope Cruz  •  John Goodman

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

Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999)

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Mock documentary about Seinfeld writer Larry David featuring contributions from his friends and colleagues. Larry makes a return to stand-up comedy and prepares to film a television special for HBO. This is the original special that gave birth to the long-running ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert B. Weide
CAST:  Larry David  •  Jason Alexander  •  Larry Charles  •  Carol Leifer

Mock documentary about Seinfeld writer Larry David featuring contributions from his friends and colleagues. Larry makes a return to stand-up comedy and prepares to film a television special for HBO. This is the original special that gave birth to the long-running ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert B. Weide
CAST:  Larry David  •  Jason Alexander  •  Larry Charles  •  Carol Leifer

Religulous (2008)

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Commentator-comic Bill Maher plays devil's advocate with religion as he talks to believers about their faith. Traveling around the world, Maher examines the tenets of Christianity, Judaism and Islam and raises questions about homosexuality, proof of Christ's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bill Maher  •  Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda  •  Andrew Newberg  •  Steve Burg

Commentator-comic Bill Maher plays devil's advocate with religion as he talks to believers about their faith. Traveling around the world, Maher examines the tenets of Christianity, Judaism and Islam and raises questions about homosexuality, proof of Christ's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Bill Maher  •  Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda  •  Andrew Newberg  •  Steve Burg

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

Army of One (2016)

Gary Faulkner is an ex-con, unemployed handyman, and modern day Don Quixote who receives a vision from God telling him to capture Osama Bin Laden. Armed with only a single sword purchased from a home-shopping network, Gary travels to Pakistan to complete his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Wendi McLendon-Covey  •  Russell Brand  •  Rainn Wilson

Gary Faulkner is an ex-con, unemployed handyman, and modern day Don Quixote who receives a vision from God telling him to capture Osama Bin Laden. Armed with only a single sword purchased from a home-shopping network, Gary travels to Pakistan to complete his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Wendi McLendon-Covey  •  Russell Brand  •  Rainn Wilson

Seinfeld: How It Began (2004)

A documentary detailing the troubled beginnings of the legendary tv show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Sackett
CAST:  Larry David  •  Jerry Seinfeld  •  Jason Alexander  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus

A documentary detailing the troubled beginnings of the legendary tv show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Sackett
CAST:  Larry David  •  Jerry Seinfeld  •  Jason Alexander  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus