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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Will Ferrell
Christina Applegate
Paul Rudd
Fred Willard
Steve Carell
David Koechner
Directors
Adam McKay
Screenwriters
Will Ferrell
Adam McKay
Running Time
94 minutes

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Screwball newsroom comedy with Will Ferrell.


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Plot
Ron Burgundy (Ferrell) is the number one newsman in San Diego, but the arrival of a woman (Applegate) on his news team throws him for a loop.


Verdict
Certainly the silliest comedy of the year, but mainly in a good way. Not quite as inspired as Stiller's Dodgeball, but if it were any more manic you'd have to put it on Ritalin.


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