'Borat' is still good for some laughs, but he can't shock us anymore

Borat's daughter, on the other hand, is one to watch out for.

10/21/2020 7:23:00 PM

A lot has changed since the first 'Borat' film came out in 2006

Borat's daughter, on the other hand, is one to watch out for.

Image: Amazon StudiosAll products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission.ByAngie Han2020-10-21 16:00:00 UTCMaybe you've been eagerly anticipating Borat's triumphant return to the screen, or maybe you'd just as soon never hear the words"my wife" ever again. Either way, Borat has rarely been one to worry about whether he's welcome as he crashes into one awkward situation after another. And so here, on the eve of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, comes

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Borat Subsequent Moviefilmto weigh in on the current state of our culture.A lot's changed since the firstBoratcame out in 2006, which the film readily acknowledges. For starters, Borat, played once again by Sacha Baron Cohen, is no longer an anonymous weirdo. Once you're famous enough to inspire unlicensed Halloween costumes (labeled, to Borat's bafflement,"Stupid Foreign Reporter"), you're too famous to corner unsuspecting people into the kind of painfully raw and uncomfortable interviews that are the cornerstone of Borat's comedy.

Subsequent Moviefilmat CPAC 2020for one of the film's most outrageous chapters. The movie's other solution is even better: It gives Borat a"non-male son" — i.e., daughter — to accompany him on his mission to travel across the country and befriend members of the Trump administration.

Played by newcomer Maria Bakalova with a level of commitment that rivals Baron Cohen's own, his daughter Tutar turns out to beSubsequent Moviefilm's secret weapon. She simultaneously draws out the sweetness inherent in the Borat character, adds her own unpredictable energy to their adventures, and slips into spaces that he never could, like a crisis pregnancy center (the best scene in the movie) or a gathering of Republican women.

Tutar (Maria Bakalova) is the secret weapon of 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.' Read more: Mashable »

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Lilysergic Trump Bolsonaro effect Best Borat ever .. The first film didn’t really shock me either.

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Sacha Baron Cohen: 'Borat' Sequel Shows America's 'Slide Into Authoritarianism'The comedian called the president an 'overt fascist' and said a second Trump term would turn the U.S. into a 'democracy in name only.' MediaBuzzFNC Some may say Trump is a fascist and turn America away from democracy. Truly America is a Republic, but we’ll overlook that error. The question begs is “What will a Biden/Harris government turn America into” ? Maybe “better the devil you know” is applicable. Good thing idgaf about any hot take borat has on US politics Eli Cohen 😂

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Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat Performs Health Exam, Swaps Pants with Jimmy KimmelJimmy Kimmel endured a 'Kazakh health questionnaire/exam' from Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat before handing over his trousers on tonight's JimmyKimmelLive. Please send this video to jimmykimmel and ask him to retweet. It will have a massive impact if he does because of his following. He follows me but I don't know if he looks at DMs. Thank you. Quote Tweet Don Winslow donwinslow · 15h NEW VIDEO! PleaseSaveTheseChildren