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  • Summary: The team behind "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" turns their focus to the world of NASCAR.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 33
  2. Negative: 0 out of 33
  1. It is Ferrell's best movie and the summer's funniest comedy so far.
  2. Reviewed by: Angel Cohn
    75
    Those who appreciate Ferrell's sense of humor will be utterly entertained by his efforts to kick it into high gear.
  3. Reilly can play nuts, too, and in a lower gear that reins Ferrell in. They're a great team.
  4. As a cultural artifact, Talladega Nights is both completely phony and, therefore, utterly authentic. Or, to put it differently: this movie is the real thing. It's finger lickin' good. It's eatin' good in the neighborhood. It's the King of Beers. It's Wonder Bread.
  5. Reviewed by: Toddy Burton
    67
    Silly, inconsistent, and completely frivolous, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby also happens to be one of the funniest movies this side of 2006.
  6. 63
    Ferrell's shtick never grows tiresome, because it's constantly changing.
  7. Reviewed by: Dan Jolin
    40
    On the Ferrellometer, Talladega Nights sits just above "Kicking & Screaming," when it should be redlining it up there with "Anchorman."

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 77 out of 116
  2. Negative: 24 out of 116
  1. RJ
    Sep 16, 2006
    10
    It's not an awesome movie, but it earned 10 for being so funny.
  2. Kristin
    Aug 5, 2006
    10
    Whatever vague critiques there are here are just worthless. go see the movie. there's about 10 jokes per minute (taking conversational and character-based focus from the forty year old virgin) and extremely intelligent dialogue. priceless comedy. Expand
  3. PatrickB.
    Aug 7, 2006
    9
    This is a very funny film, especially for Southerners out there! It plays well into the typical NASCAR fan -- why else would the villan be French and gay? (Borat does a fine job with the role. The bad French accent is wonderful.) The best scenes involve Bobby's kids however. The smaller, redheaded kid is hilarious with his snide remarks. If you want a good laugh in a summer filled with misses, see this film! Expand
  4. Mase
    Aug 19, 2006
    7
    Mindless fun i guess, really just another extended snl skit type movie. The white trash humor "characters" become grating after a while, Hardly the funniest movie of the year but watchable nonetheless. Anchorman definatley grew on me after awhile and now i think it's quite brililant, maybe this will as well. but i doubt it Expand
  5. Eldon
    Dec 14, 2006
    6
    Hilarious... if it hasn't gone over your head, which it clearly has for some reviewers here. Get a clue! And get a sense humor. Geez.
  6. Chuck
    Nov 22, 2007
    4
    Cliche! Not very original. Probably Will Farrell's worst.
  7. RapidR.
    Aug 23, 2006
    0
    This movies sucks....period. It should have never been made.

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