Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

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"They bring you the news so you don't have to get it yourself."
  • R
  • 2004
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 7.2  (339,563)
  • 63

A critical and commercial success, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron BUrgundy has become a cult classic movie for fans of comedian Will Ferrell and the movies of producer Judd Atapow. Acting as both a tribute to and spoof of the petty rivalries of local news teams and the popular culture of the 1970s Anchorman has become popular amongst fans of gross out comedies. Following a short period in the career of San Diego news anchorman, Ron Burgundy the movie has spurned many years of rumors regarding a sequel. San Diego in 1975 has yet to see the rise of women in the workpplace, particularly at the local TV station, KVWN-TV. The newroom of the Evening News is dominated by men who offer a sexist and arrogant view of women; holding on to their position as the top local news team in the San Diego area the news editor Ed throws a hige party attended by all the news staff. During the party Ron attempts to seduce a woman later revealed to be a new female journalist at KVWN, Veronica Coningstone; Ron is embarrassed, but like the rest of the news team attempts to persuade Veronica to date them. After refusing to date any colleagues Veronica breaks her rule to begin a relationship with Ron. Following an altercation with a cyclist on the way to the newsroom Ron is delayed and Veronica steps in to his place as news anchor for the evening; Ron and Veronica then end their relationship amid their jealousy of each other. After losing his job amid a fued with Veronica Ron returns to a big local news story at the San Diego Zoo to rescue Veronica from a bear pit and begin an on and off screen relationship with her. The 94 minute movie was written by star Will Ferrell and director Adam McKay; the movie stars many of the regular actors used by production company Atapow Productions, including Luke Wilson, Paul Rudd, Vince Vaughn and Steve Carell.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy: I've Never Crashed
Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy: I've Never Crashed

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Anchorman: Attempted Bank Robbery
Anchorman: Attempted Bank Robbery

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Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy: I'm A Bad Boy
Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy: I'm A Bad Boy

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Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy: Team Endings
Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy: Team Endings

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Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy: Latest Edition
Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy: Latest Edition

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Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy
Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy

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Description
A critical and commercial success, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron BUrgundy has become a cult classic movie for fans of comedian Will Ferrell and the movies of producer Judd Atapow. Acting as both a tribute to and spoof of the petty rivalries of local news teams and the popular culture of the 1970s Anchorman has become popular amongst fans of gross out comedies. Following a short period in the career of San Diego news anchorman, Ron Burgundy the movie has spurned many years of rumors regarding a sequel.

San Diego in 1975 has yet to see the rise of women in the workpplace, particularly at the local TV station, KVWN-TV. The newroom of the Evening News is dominated by men who offer a sexist and arrogant view of women; holding on to their position as the top local news team in the San Diego area the news editor Ed throws a hige party attended by all the news staff. During the party Ron attempts to seduce a woman later revealed to be a new female journalist at KVWN, Veronica Coningstone; Ron is embarrassed, but like the rest of the news team attempts to persuade Veronica to date them. After refusing to date any colleagues Veronica breaks her rule to begin a relationship with Ron.

Following an altercation with a cyclist on the way to the newsroom Ron is delayed and Veronica steps in to his place as news anchor for the evening; Ron and Veronica then end their relationship amid their jealousy of each other. After losing his job amid a fued with Veronica Ron returns to a big local news story at the San Diego Zoo to rescue Veronica from a bear pit and begin an on and off screen relationship with her.

The 94 minute movie was written by star Will Ferrell and director Adam McKay; the movie stars many of the regular actors used by production company Atapow Productions, including Luke Wilson, Paul Rudd, Vince Vaughn and Steve Carell.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy is a 2004 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 63.

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  • Release Date
    2004
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 34 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (339,563)
  • Metascore
    63