PG-13 | | Comedy
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.
The "battle scene" references the opening scene of West Side Story (1961). To add to this, Vince Vaughn wears a yellow jacket in the scene, which the characters of Tony and Riff wear in that film, during the pivotal dance scene (in which Tony meets ... ...
There was a time, a time before cable. When the local anchorman reigned supreme. When people believed everything they heard on TV. This was an age when only men were allowed to read the news. And in San Diego, one anchorman was more man then the ...
Though set in the 1970s, during Ron Burgundy's encounter with the motorcyclist, a 1997-2002 Ford Econoline cutaway van passes by in the background.
At the opening, there is this proclaimation: "Based on actual events. Only the people, places and events have been changed."
English, French, Spanish
$28,416,365 (USA) (9 July 2004)
$84,136,909 (USA) (20 August 2004)
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