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'Borat' by the Numbers

We look at the figures of the Cohen comedy

$26.5 million that Borat made last weekend — the highest-grossing opening ever for a film playing at less than 1,000 theaters. Which amounts to...

3.5 billion Kazakhstani tenge or...

1,104,166 copies of Pamela Anderson's Star Struck: A Novel or...

5.3 million live chickens. And no worries, because...

$0 The monetary fine for bringing a chicken aboard the NYC subway — if it's a seeing-eye chicken.

Originally posted Nov 10, 2006 Published in issue #907 Nov 17, 2006 Order article reprints
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