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Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
May 24, 2012
Incredibly silly yet often hilarious...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 6, 2011
[A] very funny, silly, and well acted comedy that must be watched for the great laugh out loud performances, and gut busting gags.
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 21, 2010
Silly comedy that's definitely not for kids
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth
November 29, 2010
It's nearly perfect.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
September 26, 2010
By no means ... a great movie. But I not only understand why some people love it, I think I'm even beginning to love it a little myself.
Full Review | Original Score: 85/100
Cole Smithey
July 11, 2010
Laughs galore follow the well-paced humor as cameo performances by Jack Black, Tim Robbins, and Luke Wilson spice up the buffoonery ingeniously smacked at by the rest of movie's talented ensemble.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Some of the material works, some doesn't.
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
This goofy, energetic comedy flattens out at times but milks its 1970s setting and characters for numerous huge laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 24, 2008
will ferell makes it big
| Original Score: 3.5/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
November 29, 2007 a 'Saturday Night Live' skit that got out of hand, a good idea that kept going and going but never quite jelled into a story.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
August 5, 2007
A crude, funny satire that tackles local television anchors and their newscasts. Those are easy targets to skewer, but the movie mines more truth from its subject than some in the biz will want to admit.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Rob Gonsalves
July 23, 2007
Some of Anchorman is the kind of giddy, nonsensical stuff that can only emerge from a genuinely deranged comic brain.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Anna Smith
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Takes a joke and runs with it -- sometimes too far, but usually long enough to wear you down and force you to submit to its craziness.
Rick Kisonak
Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Word is Ferrell got the idea for the film one night while watching a documentary on the male dominated world of 70s television news. His fans should thank their lucky stars the comedian happened to catch it.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
September 30, 2005
There hasn't been a movie this silly or funny since Austin Powers.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Uri Lessing
July 25, 2005
...somehow Will Farrell manages to hold the whole mess together.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews
July 25, 2005
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy shows that the past has bright future in Hollywood comedies.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Jason Zingale
July 5, 2005
Ferrell's manic energy takes it beyond parody and into a brilliant dance of buffoonery.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Brian Juergens
Freeze Dried Movies
April 1, 2005
So funny that you won't care that it has no real plot but boasts more bad wigs than The Lord of the Rings...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Dan Lybarger
December 31, 2004
Nothing in Anchorman will be mistaken for the work of Preston Sturges, but the occasional chuckle and even a loud guffaw is unavoidable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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