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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

PG-13| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Hotshot television anchorman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) welcomes upstart reporter Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) into the male-dominated world of 1970s broadcast news -- that is, until the talented female journalist begins to outshine Burgundy on air. Soon he grows jealous, begins a bitter feud with Veronica and eventually makes a vulgar slip on live TV that ruins his career. However, when an outrageous story breaks at the San Diego Zoo, Ron may get a chance to redeem himself.

Cast: Will Ferrell , Christina Applegate , Paul Rudd , Steve Carell , David Koechner , Fred Willard , Chris Parnell , Vince Vaughn

Director: Adam McKay

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Release Date: July 9th, 2004|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • December 31, 2012 lukebarnhart77
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    Absolutely incredible.

  • April 24, 2011 Warner Family
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    Anchorman is the funniest movie i have ever seen. Baxter come here you are a gentleman

  • February 27, 2011 AlexCarr45
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    Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and David Koechner make a great pair I love this movie

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'Anchorman 2': Christina Applegate Will Return As Veronica Corningstone

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on June 1, 2012

Looks like Christina Applegate is going back to pleasure town. The actress recently confirmed that she will be reprising her role as Veronica Corningstone in the highly anticipated sequel "Anchorman 2...

'Anchorman 2': Why Will Ferrell Made The Announcement On 'Conan'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on May 23, 2012

Two months ago, Will Ferrell set the movie world on fire when he showed up on "Conan" -- in full Ron Burgundy attire -- to announce the long-awaited sequel to "Anchorman." Despite several failed at...

'Anchorman 2': Will Ferrell Set To Star In Sequel; Judd Apatow To Produce

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Alex Suskind on March 28, 2012

"Ladies and gentlemen, can I please have your attention. I've just been handed an urgent and horrifying news story. I need all of you to stop what you're doing and listen.""Anchorman 2" is back from t...

Will Ferrell Is Pissed That Paramount Nixed 'Anchorman 2'

Posted by
Gabrielle Dunn on May 2, 2011

Looks like the legend of Ron Burgundy is over. Fans of 'Anchorman,' Will Ferrell's 2004 comedy about a goofy, egotistical '70s news anchor in San Diego, must remain in a glass case of emotion:...

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