Comedy - This is a very politically incorrect, rude, crude mix of scripted
and unscripted comedy that will offend sensitive moviegoers. It is
aimed at a more open minded young adult demographic, particularly
males. But despite the gentle silliness of the advertisements, be
warned that there is a lot here to be potentially offended by.
Berardinelli, Internet CriticFull Review Good Borat is a funny movie, and well worth the price of admission regardless of whether your comedy tastes run to low-brow, scatological humor or more subtle politically tinged satire.
Roger EbertFull Review Excellent I like 'Borat' very much. I think it is, as everybody has been saying, the funniest movie in years. And not because it is dumb (although it's very dumb), but because it is smart (and it is very smart).
USA TodayFull Review Very Good Borat is oddly endearing. While his short features on Da Ali G Show left viewers wanting more, Borat the movie sates our appetite for his loopy character.
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OPINION OVERVIEW The following is the original "What's Worth
Watching" write-up for this movie.
Based on a theater exit polling of 103 moviegoers: Critics really enjoyed this movie but most moviegoers thought differently.
TEENS: As expected, the guys loved "Borat." Highly recommended for them. About three-quarters of the ladies also enjoyed it. Half of the remaining opinions were decent. Only a few didn't enjoy "Borat." I can recommend it but be sure it's the type of movie you enjoy.
TWENTYSOMETHINGS: For some reason the opinions drop pretty dramatically with this age group. Less than half of the guys and way less than half of the ladies enjoyed "Borat." Something you don't see very often is so many "Terrible" opinions. This isn't a movie I would recommend for this age group, unless you are very sure that this is the type of movie you enjoy.
ADULTS: Well quite a few of the guys enjoyed "Borat." They didn't love it like the critics, but the opinions are quite good. About 25% rated it Average to Below Average. Very few of the ladies enjoyed "Borat." Most rated it Average to Below Average with quite a few rating it very low. Recommended as a good choice for a guys night out at the movies.