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.
Many of the actors as well as Will Ferrell are well versed in the art of improvisation and would sometimes do up to 20 different versions of reaction lines trying out the first thing that popped into their heads.
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 ...
Several of the typefaces used were not designed at the time the movie was set. At 5m in, the vector version of the font Geneva (introduced in 1991) is used for the word "Exclusive!". At 70m in, the vector version of the font Chicago (also from 1991) is used at the end of the teleprompter reel.
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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