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List of Sacha Baron Cohen Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
9
2
The Trial of the Chicago 7
R
9
2

This historical drama film is based on the infamous 1969 trial of seven defendants who were charged by the federal government with conspiracy and various other charges, after a peaceful protest turns violent.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Abbie Hoffman
Genres:
Drama, History, Thriller
2. Les Misérables (2012)
13
3
Les Misérables
PG-13
13
3

Based on Victor Hugo’s novel and a classic Broadway stage show, Les Misérables, narrates the story of Jean Valjean who after serving nineteen years in jail, breaks the parole to restart his life. He takes upon himself to bring up a factory worker’s daughter. However, a police inspector, Javert is after him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Thénardier
Director:
Tom Hooper
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Romance
3. Hugo (2011)
13
4
Hugo
PG
13
4

Hugo, an orphan boy, sneakily maintains the clocks of the Paris train station he lives in while his uncle is mysteriously missing. He often steals toy parts from bitter store owner Georges to repair an automaton found by his late father, but it can only be activated with a special key in possession of Georges' goddaughter Isabelle.

As:
Cast
Role:
Station Inspector
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Family, Drama, Adventure
4. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
14
3
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
R
14
3

Borat Sagdiyev, a famous TV journalist in Kazakhstan, an economically struggling nation, is sent to America to make a documentary about what makes America a great country. While learning about American culture, he becomes infatuated with Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson, and is desperate to make her his wife, even at the cost of his original mission.

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Borat
Director:
Larry Charles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester, Charlie
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Comedic Performance
5. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
10
2
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
R
10
2

Benjamin Barker, a barber, is falsely accused of a crime and sent to prison. He returns to find his wife dead and his daughter in the hands of corrupt judge Turnpin. Angered by the injustice he assumes a new name Sweeney Todd, reopens his barber shop and kills his customers with a straight razor with the help of Mrs. Lovett.

As:
Cast
Role:
Pirelli
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Horror, Musical
Star Cast:
6. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
12
2
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
PG-13
12
2

NASCAR driver and superstar Ricky Bobby loses it all at the height of his glory when he crashes his car after being outperformed by new French driver Jean Girard. He must stage a comeback with the help of his absentee father Reese who adopts ruthless techniques to give Ricky his mojo back. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jean Girard
Director:
Adam McKay
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Sport
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
7. The Dictator (2012)
15
3
The Dictator
R
15
3

Admiral-General Haffaz Aladeen, the universally-hated despotic ruler of the fictional oil-rich nation Wadiya, goes to New York to address concerns about the country's nuclear program at UN Security Council. The dictator flees from an assassination attempt, but with his iconic beard shaved, he struggles to survive in a community built by people he had ordered to be executed.

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Aladeen / Efawadh
Director:
Larry Charles
Genres:
Comedy
8. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)
8
2
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
R
8
2

Shortly after being released from prison, Borat is sent on a mission to America. He is supposed to offer his teen daughter to American Vice President Mike Pence, as a bride, in order to boost the relations between Kazakhstan and America.

As:
Cast
Role:
Borat Sagdiyev
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
9. Grimsby (2016)
14
4
Grimsby
R
14
4

Alcoholic, dim-witted Nobby Butcher lives in Grimsby. When he reunites with his long-lost brother Sebastian, who is a top MI6 agent, he accidentally foils Sebastian’s attempts to stop a sinister plot. On the run from both the MI6 and criminals, Sebastian must take Nobby’s help to prove his innocence and save his life.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Nobby
Director:
Louis Leterrier
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
10. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
8
2
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
PG-13
8
2

As a sequel to a 2004 film, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 1980s-themed comedy that revolves around a San Diego news anchor, Ron Burgundy, who moves to New York to join a 24-hour news channel along with his former colleagues. Starring Will Ferrell as Burgundy, and other major stars, this film features family drama and hilarious professional rivalry too.

As:
Cast
Director:
Adam McKay
Genres:
Comedy
11. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
9
2
Alice Through the Looking Glass
PG
9
2

After three years of traveling across the seas, Alice slips through the mirror to return to the Wonderland, where she meets all her old friends except Mad Hatter and learns that he is in a state of great shock because of his missing family. To save her loved ones, she must now travel into the past and to do that she must steal Chronosphere, an object that controls all of time in Wonderland.

As:
Cast
Role:
Time
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family
12. Ali G Indahouse (2002)
8
3
Ali G Indahouse
R
8
3

Hip-hopping wannabe gangster rapper Ali G is the leader of fictional gang Da West Staines Massiv. When his beloved hangout is about to be destroyed, he becomes involved in politics. Despite all odds, Ali G becomes the unlikely savior of the world when he averts a nuclear war between the USA and Russia.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Ali G / Borat
Director:
Mark Mylod
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Naomi Campbell, Martin Freeman, Gina La Piana, Emilio Rivera, Dana de Celis, Dominic Delesilva
13. Brüno (2009)
9
2
Brüno
R
9
2

Brüno is a parodic comedy that stars the brilliant Sacha Baron Cohen as a gay Austrian fashion icon who moves to America to start a fresh life after a disastrous episode on his popular TV ruins his reputation in the German-speaking world. Through the medium of humour and satire, the film sheds light on the obnoxiousness of the fashion industry.

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Brüno
Director:
Larry Charles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale, Chibundu Orukwowu, Chigozie Orukwowu
14. Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
7
2
Dinner for Schmucks
PG-13
7
2

Rising executive Tim Conrad finds out that his boss hosts monthly dinners where the employee who brings in the most peculiar guest to be mocked at gains the prospect of a promotion. He rejects the invitation at first, but accepts when he finds the eccentric Barry Speck; however, the plan backfires and threatens to ruin his life.

As:
Producer
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy
15. Spyz (2003)
9
3
Spyz
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Ali G / James Bond
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Short, Action, Comedy
16. The Jolly Boys' Last Stand (2000)
6
1
The Jolly Boys' Last Stand
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Payne
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Andy Serkis, Edward Woodall, Milo Twomey, Rebecca Craig
18. Punch (1996)
6
1
Punch
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Ricky Grover, Sarah Case, Andy Linden, Gary Delaney
19. The Best of Borat (2001)
11
2
The Best of Borat
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Borat
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Mendel
20. Jack and Jeremy's Police 4 (1995)
8
2
Jack and Jeremy's Police 4
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Various
Director:
Ed Bye
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mark Arden, Jeremy Hardy, Jack Dee, Rupert Bates
21. Ali G's Christmas Message to the Nation (1999)
9
2
Ali G's Christmas Message to the Nation
9
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ali G
Director:
Dan Mazer
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Geoffrey Roper

Animation(s)

Madagascar (2005)
Madagascar
TV-PG
Plot:

Marty the zebra, Alex the lion, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippopotamus are best friends at New York's Central Park Zoo. Marty yearns for a life in the wilderness. His attempt to escape the zoo eventually lands the four on a ship en route to Africa. However, when the ship capsizes, they land in Madagascar and now have to learn to survive in the wild.

 

As:
Cast
Role:
Julien
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
TV-PG
Plot:

An animated comedy, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is the third film in the series and showcases four animals still trying to get back to their home in Central Park Zoo of New York. In this instalment, Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman join a travelling circus in Europe, all the while trying to evade capture by an overzealous animal control officer.

As:
Cast
Role:
Julien
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
TV-PG
Plot:

In their attempt to fly back to New York City aboard the rickety airplane, the Madagascar animals run out of fuel and crash-land in Africa, where Alex is reunited with his parents. However, the zoo-lion disappoints his father being unable to complete the rite of passage, while his homesick friends eagerly wait for the penguins to fix the plane.

As:
Cast
Role:
Julien
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Action, Comedy, Animation

TV Shows and Videos

Da Ali G Show (2003)
Da Ali G Show
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Ali G / ...
Director:
James Bobin, Dan Mazer
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Da Ali G Show (2000)
Da Ali G Show
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ali G / ...
Director:
James Bobin, Steve Smith
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tamzin Outhwaite, Steve Ellington, T.N.T. Crew
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Comedy Performance, BAFTA Award for Best Comedy (Programme or Series)
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001)
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
As:
Cast
Director:
John L. Spencer, Mick Thomas
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show, Music
Star Cast:
Leigh Francis, Jonathan Ross, Stephen de Martin, Ian Parkin
Ali G, Aiii (2000)
Ali G, Aiii
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ali G / Borat
Director:
James Bobin, Steve Smith
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jenna Jameson, John Henry, Gail Porter
Ali G, Innit (1999)
Ali G, Innit
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ali G
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alex Alonso
Highston (2015)
Highston
TV-MA
As:
Producer
Director:
Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Parnell, Curtis Armstrong, Flea, Kurt Fuller, Mary Lynn Rajskub
Howard Stern on Demand (2005)
Howard Stern on Demand
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Robin Quivers, Scott DePace, Jason Sirotin, Lee Gerowitz, Cone Chamberlain
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Pauly Shore, Artie Lange, Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris
Ali G: Bling Bling (2001)
Ali G: Bling Bling
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ali G
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alex Alonso
Madonna: Music (2000)
Madonna: Music
As:
Cast
Role:
Ali G.
Director:
Jonas Åkerlund
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Debi Mazar, Madonna, Niki Harris
The 11 O'Clock Show (1998)
The 11 O'Clock Show
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
James Bobin, Steve Smith, Claire Michel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Attell, Ricky Gervais, Leigh Francis, Daisy Donovan, Iain Lee
Comedy Nation (1998)
Comedy Nation
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various
Director:
Gareth Carrivick, Angela Smith De Chastelai
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Fiona Allen, David Sant
Rove Live (2000)
Rove Live
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Ots
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rove McManus, Peter Helliar, Corinne Grant, Bruce Mansfield
Días de cine (1991)
Días de cine
As:
Cast
Director:
Antonio Gasset, Gerardo Sánchez, César Abeytua, Raúl Alda
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Gerardo Sánchez
El hormiguero (2006)
El hormiguero
As:
Cast
Director:
Pablo Motos, Jorge Salvador
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Juan Ibáñez Pérez, Pablo Motos, Damián Molla Herman, Jorge Marrón Martín

Sacha Baron Cohen Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy 2021
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2007
BAFTA Awards
Da Ali G Show Best Comedy Performance 2001
Da Ali G Show Best Comedy (Programme or Series) 2001
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Best Comedic Performance 2007
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Best Kiss 2007