Will Ferrell

Biography: One of the many comic actors to make the leap from Saturday Night Live to the big screen, Ferrell exudes a gawky, everyman likability. This tall, curly-haired player performed with the Groundlings before landing on SNL, where he became popular for his hilarious impressions (James Lipton, Alex Trebek, George "Dubya") and broad characterizations (an overgrown cheerleader, an overzealous lover). The popularity of his and Chris Kattan's popular head-bobbing clubgoing characters led to Ferrell's first leading movie role: 1998's A Night at the Roxbury (he and Kattan were also writers on the film). He then played a variety of small parts in movies before making a splash in Ben Stiller's 2001 comedy Zoolander. Ferrell left SNL the following year to concentrate exclusively on the big screen, and by 2003 he was a bankable star with his turns in Old School and Elf. Ferrell returned to writing vehicles for himself with 2004's successful comedy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. He alsoOne of the many comic actors to make the leap from Saturday Night Live to the big screen, Ferrell exudes a gawky, everyman likability. This tall, curly-haired player performed with the Groundlings before landing on SNL, where he became popular for his hilarious impressions (James Lipton, Alex Trebek, George "Dubya") and broad characterizations (an overgrown cheerleader, an overzealous lover). The popularity of his and Chris Kattan's popular head-bobbing clubgoing characters led to Ferrell's first leading movie role: 1998's A Night at the Roxbury (he and Kattan were also writers on the film). He then played a variety of small parts in movies before making a splash in Ben Stiller's 2001 comedy Zoolander. Ferrell left SNL the following year to concentrate exclusively on the big screen, and by 2003 he was a bankable star with his turns in Old School and Elf. Ferrell returned to writing vehicles for himself with 2004's successful comedy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. He also got into producing, working as an executive producer on films and shows such as HBO's Eastbound & Down. In 2007, he and some friends launched the popular Web site "Funny or Die," and in 2009, Ferrell made his Broadway debut in the political spoof You're Welcome America---A Final Night With George W. Bush. This outrageous and versatile performer puts no boundaries on where he'll display his talents, be it behind the scenes, in Web videos, on Broadway, on talk shows or on an episode of Man vs. Wild. Expand

Will Ferrell's Scores

Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 84 Booksmart
Lowest Metascore: 22 The Ladies Man
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 62
  2. Negative: 16 out of 62
62 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
79 Hustlers Sep 13, 2019 Producer 6.1
84 Booksmart May 24, 2019 Executive Producer / Executive Producer tbd
65 The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part Feb 8, 2019 President Business/Dad 6.7
69 Oh Lucy! Mar 2, 2018 Executive Producer 6.5
64 Sleeping with Other People Sep 11, 2015 Producer / Producer 1.3
69 Welcome to Me May 1, 2015 Producer 6.7
83 The LEGO Movie Feb 7, 2014 Lord Business - (Voice)/President Business - (Voice)/The Man Upstairs / Lord Business/President Business/The Man Upstairs / President Business / Lord Business/President Business/The Man Upstairs / President Business 8.3
61 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Dec 18, 2013 Producer / Writer / Characters / Written By / Ron Burgundy 6.3
65 Everything Must Go May 13, 2011 Nick Halsey 6.3
63 Megamind Nov 5, 2010 Megamind 7.6
64 The Other Guys Aug 6, 2010 Executive Producer / Allen Gamble / Detective Allen Gamble 6.8
64 Blades of Glory Mar 30, 2007 Chazz Michael Michaels / Chazz Michael Michaels tbd
67 Stranger Than Fiction Nov 10, 2006 Harold Crick 8.7
66 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Aug 4, 2006 Executive Producer / Executive Producer / Written By / Written By / Ricky Bobby / Ricky Bobby tbd
62 Curious George Feb 10, 2006 Ted - Man With The Yellow Hat 7.1
63 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Jul 9, 2004 Written By / Written By / Ron Burgundy / Ron Burgundy tbd
64 Elf Nov 7, 2003 Buddy 8.5
61 Zoolander Sep 28, 2001 Mugatu 6.5
65 Dick Aug 4, 1999 Bob Woodward 8.6