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Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy [DVD]

Will Ferrell , Christina Applegate , Adam McKay    Suitable for 15 years and over   DVD
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (213 customer reviews)
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  • Actors: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steven Carell, David Koechner
  • Directors: Adam McKay
  • Producers: Judd Apatow
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 15
  • Studio: Dreamworks Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: 2 July 2006
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (213 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0006JMPK8
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,699 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Will Farrell followed up his star-making vehicle Elf, which matched his fine-tuned comic obliviousness to a sweet sincerity, with a more arrogant variation on the same character: Ron Burgundy, a macho, narcissistic news anchor from the 1970s. Along with his news posse--roving reporter Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd, Clueless), sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner), and dim-bulb weatherman Brick Tamland (Steve Carell, Bruce Almighty)--Burgundy rules the roost in San Diego, fawned upon by groupies and supported by a weary producer (Fred Willard, Best In Show) who tolerates Burgundy's ego because of good ratings. But when Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate, View from the Top) arrives with ambitions to become an anchor herself, she threatens the male-dominated newsroom. Anchorman has plenty of funny material, but it's as if Farrell couldn't decide what he really wanted to mock, and so took smart-ass cracks at everything in sight. Still, there are moments of inspired delirium. --Bret Fetzer

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Will Farrell followed up his star-making vehicle Elf, which matched his fine-tuned comic obliviousness to a sweet sincerity, with a more arrogant variation on the same character: Ron Burgundy, a macho, narcissistic news anchor from the 1970s. Along with his news posse--roving reporter Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd, Clueless), sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner), and dim-bulb weatherman Brick Tamland (Steve Carell, Bruce Almighty)--Burgundy rules the roost in San Diego, fawned upon by groupies and supported by a weary producer (Fred Willard, Best In Show) who tolerates Burgundys ego because of good ratings. But when Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate, View from the Top) arrives with ambitions to become an anchor herself, she threatens the male-dominated newsroom. Anchorman has plenty of funny material, but its as if Farrell couldnt decide what he really wanted to mock, and so took smart-ass cracks at everything in sight. Still, there are moments of inspired delirium. --Bret Fetzer


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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pure comedy. 8 May 2010
By dynamitekid156 VINE VOICE
Format:DVD
Let me get something out of the way right now - I despise Will Ferrell's work. I don't think he's funny, and I find him annoying. But this film trasncended my dislike for him and made me laugh from front to back.

For some time now, pure comedies have been dead. The last film made in which literally everything was played for laughs, right down to the romance, was Naked Gun 33 1/3. Anchorman is another of those films, just wall-to-wall laughs, ignoring any continuity or reality and just heading straight for the ridiculous.

The ensemble cast is magnificent, focusing in on Will Ferrell and Steve Carell, as well as Fred Willard as the wonderfully exasperated news editor.

This comedy is most definitely not for everyone. Sophomoric and frequently ironically sexist, as well as at times preposterously stupid, the film heavily relies on what kind of a sense of humour you have.

But if you take your brain out and just let the dumb humour wash over you - particularly in the insane and riotous news anchor gang war in the middle of the film - then you will find much to love in the underrated Anchorman.

This is a film for comedy fans, not for critics.
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41 of 47 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Cult Classic 17 April 2006
Format:DVD
I'll get this out of the way immediately, this is not a film that will appeal to everyone. It is what could be only described as a 'marmite' film. Some will adore its comic irreverence, and some will quite frankly 'not get it'. To me personally this is my favourite comedy of all time, and quite possibly my favourite film in general. I will attempt to not use any of the classic quotations from this film as it will spoil the brilliance of hearing them for the first time.

The story is set in a sexist news studio in San Diego, America. The lead anchor Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) falls for a woman at a party, and she incredibly, to Ron, rejects his not so subtle advances. The next day that very woman, Veronica Corningstone is appointed as a journalist in their very newsroom. Cue brilliant pick-up attempts, witty one liners, emotional breakdowns and scenes that don't leave the mind for weeks. Brick is the lovable fool, who interrupts with odd - yet hilarious - lines at random parts of the movie, he is the weatherman. The sports commentator Champ Kind, is a more roguish persona, who suffers a mental breakdown after Ron decides to go on a date with Veronica instead of attending their monthly pancake breakfast. Yes it's that irrelevant. Bryan Fantana is the 'man on the scene' and is the typical ladies man. All the acting in this film deserves to be noted, they all convey the different personalities of the charchters superbly and somehow without laughing.

All in all I thoroughly recommend this film to anyone with an irrelevant humour or in need of something up-lifting, which this film oddly fulfils. A cult classic in the form of Zoolander. Do watch out for the battle scene and a cameo from Jack Black. Pure comic brilliance.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I love this film 4 Jun 2006
Format:DVD
I watched this at the cinema a few days after watching Dodgeball and was originally disappointed by it in comparison.

However after buying it on dvd and re-watching it, over and over again (far more times than my Dodgeball dvd) I've realised what a real gem of film this is.

The script, characters and everything else in this movie is brilliant, and as mentioned earlier this film is soooo wacthable especially considering the amount of subtle jokes, background activities and cameos.

The extras on the disc are equally as funny and the commentary is hilarious.

Buy this film, if you don't like it the first time round give it a second chance before bad-mouthing it.

:-)
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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Funniest film of 2004 23 Jan 2005
By A Customer
Format:DVD
I thought I should respond to the previous review, which I didn't understand. Having seen Dodgeball and loving it, I was also told to watch Anchorman, and found it absolutely hilarious, and just about funnier than Dodgeball.
I do feel, however, that this type of humour might not appeal to everyone, and agree with a previous review that it's like Marmite, you either love it or hate it- I can't see any middle ground.
To summarize, if you like films like Old School, Dodgeball or American Pie, or programs like Little Britain or Trigger Happy TV, I would heartily recommend you give Anchorman a watch.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ferrells best 6 Jun 2007
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Format:DVD
ultimately my favorite ferrel film. The jokes are exactly spot on for the level of humour that you expect from one of his films. The character of ron burgendy is genius as he plods along through life trying to retain his role as the best of the best in a world that is trying to change. equality in the work place is not his idea of progression or that of his best friends, a mixed up bunch of odd balls that follow ron down a path of hilarious childish antics all aimed at one thing...The dreaded woman co-anchor. His friends are extremely funny in there own right not just a bolster for the male lead. All of the characters are sweet deep in there gooey centre and the whole message of false male brovado for brovado's sake is lovingly displayed through the solid friendship that the men have for each other.

The female rival is no victim though and gives as good as she gets which makes this film a true battle of the sexes rather than an ultimate chauvinist fest..if anyhing the exact opposite is true.

I laughed the whole way through sometimes in tears at the characterisations and will never part with this film.
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