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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Will Ferrell
John C Reilly
Sacha Baron Cohen
Gary Cole
Leslie Bibb
Directors
Adam McKay
Screenwriters
Will Ferrell
Adam McKay
Running Time
108 minutes

Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby


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Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby

Plot
Celebrity NASCAR racer Ricky Bobby (Ferrell) was born in a speeding car, so it’s hardly surprising that velocity should be his mistress. He has a “stone-cold fox” of a wife (Bibb) and the best friend a guy could ever hope for (Reilly), but when gay French “Formula Un” driver Jean Girard (Cohen) arrives on the scene, Ricky’s blessed life suddenly careens off track.


Verdict
On the Ferrellometer, Talladega Nights sits just above Kicking & Screaming, when it should be redlining it up there with Anchorman.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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