Sacha Baron Cohen Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Les Misérables
PG-13

Les Misérables

(2012)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Thénardier
Director:
Tom Hooper
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter
Plot:

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.

4
1
Hugo
PG

Hugo

(2011)
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Station Inspector
Director:
Martin Scorsese
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Family, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley, Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz
Plot:

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.

4
2
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
R

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

(2006)
5
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Borat
Director:
Larry Charles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester, Charlie
Plot:

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.

5
1

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
R

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

(2007)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Pirelli
Director:
Tim Burton
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Horror, Musical
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen
Plot:

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.

1
0
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
PG-13

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

(2006)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jean Girard
Director:
Adam McKay
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Will Ferrell, Jane Lynch, Gary Cole, Michael Clarke Duncan
Plot:

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. 

4
0
The Dictator
R

The Dictator

(2012)
7
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Aladeen / Efawadh
Director:
Larry Charles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Megan Fox, Anna Faris, Aasif Mandvi, Sayed Badreya
Plot:

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.

7
1
Grimsby
R

Grimsby

(2016)
7
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Nobby
Director:
Louis Leterrier
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Penélope Cruz, Rebel Wilson, Freddie Crowder, Jon-Jon Lockwood
Plot:

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.  

7
3
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
PG-13

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

(2013)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam McKay
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner
Plot:

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.

1
1
Alice Through the Looking Glass
PG

Alice Through the Looking Glass

(2016)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Time
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway
Plot:

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.

2
1
Ali G Indahouse
R

Ali G Indahouse

(2002)
1
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Ali G / Borat
Director:
Mark Mylod
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Gina La Piana, Emilio Rivera, Dana de Celis, Dominic Delesilva
Plot:

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.  

1
2
Brüno
R

Brüno

(2009)
2
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Brüno
Director:
Larry Charles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale, Chibundu Orukwowu, Chigozie Orukwowu
Plot:

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.

2
1
Dinner for Schmucks
PG-13

Dinner for Schmucks

(2010)
0
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis, Steve Carell, Jemaine Clement, David Walliams
Plot:

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.

0
1

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Spyz

Spyz

(2003)
0
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Ali G / James Bond
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Short, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sacha Baron Cohen
0
1
The Jolly Boys' Last Stand

The Jolly Boys' Last Stand

(2000)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Payne
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Andy Serkis, Edward Woodall, Milo Twomey, Rebecca Craig
0
0
Past Forward

Past Forward

(2016)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Allison Williams, Jack Huston, John Krasinski, Freida Pinto
0
0
Punch

Punch

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Ricky Grover, Sarah Case, Andy Linden, Gary Delaney
0
0
The Best of Borat

The Best of Borat

(2001)
1
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Borat
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Mendel
1
0
Jack and Jeremy's Police 4

Jack and Jeremy's Police 4

(1995)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Various
Director:
Ed Bye
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mark Arden, Jeremy Hardy, Jack Dee, Rupert Bates
0
0
Ali G's Christmas Message to the Nation

Ali G's Christmas Message to the Nation

(1999)
1
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ali G
Director:
Dan Mazer
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Geoffrey Roper
1
0
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief

Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief

(2010)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Christina Aguilera, Muhammad Ali, Jennifer Aniston, Ellen Barkin
1
0

Animation(s)

The Simpsons
TV-14

The Simpsons (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner
Madagascar
TV-PG

Madagascar (2005)

As:
Cast
Role:
Julien
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen
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.

 

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
TV-PG

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Julien
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen
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.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
TV-PG

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

As:
Cast
Role:
Julien
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Action, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen
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.

TV Shows and Videos

Curb Your Enthusiasm
TV-MA

Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert B. Weide, Larry Charles, Bryan Gordon, David Steinberg, Alec Berg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman
The Daily Show
TV-14

The Daily Show (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Chuck O'Neil, Scott Preston, Andy Barsh, Paul Pennolino
Genres:
News, Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Tom Hanks, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Jon Stewart, John Slattery
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG

Saturday Night Live (1975)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Stiller, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King, James Signorelli
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Ben Stiller, Chris Farley, Colin Firth, Don Pardo
Eastbound & Down
TV-MA

Eastbound & Down (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jody Hill, David Gordon Green
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Marilyn Manson, Matthew McConaughey, Will Ferrell, Lily Tomlin, Danny McBride
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
TV-14

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Kartun, Liz Plonka, Dana Calderwood, Louis C.K.
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler
Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection

Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Ali G
Director:
Philipp Stölzl, Brett Ratner, James Foley, David Fincher, Steve Barron
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Rosanna Arquette, Danny Aiello, Benicio Del Toro, Aidan Quinn
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien
TV-14

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Kartun
Genres:
Talk-Show, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Christopher Meloni, Richie 'La Bamba' Rosenberg
Da Ali G Show
TV-MA

Da Ali G Show (2003)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Ali G / ...
Director:
James Bobin, Dan Mazer
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sacha Baron Cohen
Da Ali G Show

Da Ali G Show (2000)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ali G / ...
Director:
James Bobin, Steve Smith
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Ellington, T.N.T. Crew
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001)

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

Ali G, Aiii (2000)

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

Ali G, Innit (1999)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ali G
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alex Alonso
Highston
TV-MA

Highston (2015)

As:
Producer
Director:
Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Curtis Armstrong, Chris Parnell, Flea, Kurt Fuller, Mary Lynn Rajskub
Howard Stern on Demand
TV-MA

Howard Stern on Demand (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robin Quivers, Scott DePace, Jason Sirotin, Lee Gerowitz, Cone Chamberlain
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Artie Lange, Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris
Ali G: Bling Bling

Ali G: Bling Bling (2001)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ali G
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alex Alonso
Madonna: Music

Madonna: Music (2000)

As:
Cast
Role:
Ali G.
Director:
Jonas Åkerlund
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Debi Mazar, Madonna, Niki Harris
The 11 O'Clock Show

The 11 O'Clock Show (1998)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
James Bobin, Steve Smith, Claire Michel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ricky Gervais, Daisy Donovan, Leigh Francis, Iain Lee
Late Show with David Letterman

Late Show with David Letterman (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Foley, Hal Gurnee, Randi Grossack
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show, Music
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Bruce Willis, Idina Menzel, David Letterman, Paul Shaffer
Comedy Nation

Comedy Nation (1998)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various
Director:
Gareth Carrivick, Angela Smith De Chastelai
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Fiona Allen, David Sant
Rove Live

Rove Live (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Ots
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rove McManus, Peter Helliar, Corinne Grant, Bruce Mansfield
Días de cine

Días de cine (1991)

As:
Cast
Director:
Antonio Gasset, Gerardo Sánchez, César Abeytua, Raúl Alda
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Gerardo Sánchez
El hormiguero

El hormiguero (2006)

As:
Cast
Director:
Pablo Motos, Jorge Salvador
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Juan Ibáñez Pérez, Pablo Motos, Damián Molla Herman, Jorge Marrón Martín
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
TV-14

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Liz Plonka, Ellen Brown, Anthony Caleca, Steve Paley, Star Price
Genres:
Talk-Show, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
LL Cool J, Jay Leno, Rob Schneider, Trey Parker
Reel Comedy

Reel Comedy (2002)

As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Natalie Barandes
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Rogen, Will Ferrell, Lisa Arch

Sacha Baron Cohen Awards

Golden Globe Awards
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