Sacha Baron Cohen plays the fictional Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev. The film gained notoriety for its controversial and often offensive humor, as Borat interacts with unsuspecting real people, testing the boundaries of social etiquette and cultural sensitivity.
Team America: World Police is a satirical puppet film that parodies action movies and American foreign policy. The film's explicit content and politically incorrect humor sparked controversy, especially for its irreverent take on global politics and celebrities.
The film, centered around a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, led to cyberattacks on Sony Pictures, allegedly orchestrated by North Korea. The movie's political satire and portrayal of the North Korean regime drew widespread attention and criticism.
The film features Robert Downey Jr. in blackface, playing a method actor who undergoes skin pigmentation surgery to portray an African-American character. While intended as satire, the use of blackface sparked debates about racial insensitivity in comedy.
Sacha Baron Cohen as the Austrian fashion journalist Bruno interacts with unsuspecting individuals, often pushing the boundaries of social norms and decency. The film's explicit content, sexual humor, and portrayal of stereotypes led to controversy and mixed reactions.
Directed by Trey Parker delves into adult themes, offensive language, and controversial social commentary. The movie, known for its irreverent humor and satirical take on censorship, religion, and war, faced criticism for its explicit content and portrayal of sensitive issues.
While acclaimed for its humor and satire, the film includes racial stereotypes and language that are considered offensive by contemporary standards. Despite its controversial elements, "Blazing Saddles" is often praised for its impact on the comedy genre.