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  • According to Amazon, Sacha Baron Cohen's new Borat film drew tens of millions of viewers over its opening weekend which is a reminder of just how popular he was back in 2006, when his first film hit.

    How big a deal was he? MTV News has unearthed this very nice audition tape from 14 years ago, where Borat assumed the very American moniker of "Hank Donuts."

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

    Andy Hunsaker has a head full of sitcom gags and nerd-genre lore, and can be followed @AndyHunsaker if you're into that sort of thing.

    TOPICS: Sacha Baron Cohen, Amazon, MTV, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm