Comedy Cinema – This Week – Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

About the Film

Summary of Plot

Ron Burgundy is San Diego’s top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that’s all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor. – iMDB

Year Of Release


Running Time

1 Hour 34 Minutes


Adam McKay


His news is bigger than your news.

Box Office Opening Weekend




Will Ferrell – Ron Burgundy
Christina Applegate – Veronica Corningstone
Steve Carrell – Brick Tamland
Paul Rudd – Brian Fantana
David Koechner – Champ Kind
Fred Willard – Ed Harken
Chris Parnell – Garth Holliday
Kathryn Hahn – Helen

Song From the OST


  • The Mexican restaurant Veronica visits with the girls from the station is named “Escupimos en su Alimento”. In Spanish, that means, “We spit on your food”.
  • Many of the actors and actresses were good at improvisation. They would sometimes do up to 20 different versions of reaction lines, trying out the first thing that popped into their heads.
  • Will Ferrell graduated from college with a degree in Journalism. He anchored the local news a few times before breaking into comedy.
  • Will Ferrell has played flute since elementary school.

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