Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

2006 American Comedy Film

Director: Adam McKay

Writer: Adam McKay & Will Ferrell

Cinematography: Oliver Wood

Running time: 108 minutes

Country: United States

Tagline: The story of a man who could only count to #1

Will Ferrell as Ricky Bobby
John C. Reilly as Cal Naughton Jr
Sacha Baron Cohen as Jean Girard
Michael Clarke Duncan as Lucius Washington
Leslie Bibb as Carly Bobby
Gary Cole as Reese Bobby
Jane Lynch as Lucy Bobby
Amy Adams as Susan
Houston Tumlin as Walker
Grayson Russell as Texas Ranger
Andy Richter as Gregory,
Pat Hingle as Larry Dennit Sr
Greg Germann as Larry Dennit Jr
Ted Manson as Chip
Molly Shannon as Mrs. Dennit
David Koechner as Hershell
Ian Roberts as Kyle
Jack McBrayer as Glenn
Adam McKay as Terry Cheveaux
Rob Riggle as Jack Telmont

#1 NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.

  1. CFCA Award-Most Promising Performer Sacha Baron Cohen- Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
  2. ESPY-Best Sports Movie-ESPY Awards
  3. MTV Movie Award-Best Kiss Will Ferrell & Sacha Baron Cohen-MTV Movie Awards
  4. Teen Choice Award-Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Will Ferrell-Teen Choice Awards
  5. Teen Choice Award-Choice Summer Movie: Comedy-Teen Choice Awards
  6. Taurus Award-Best Work with a Vehicle Steve Kelso, Doc D. Charbonneau &
    Paul M. Lane-
    World Stunt Awards
Cal, Ricky and Girard were all actually introduced during driver introductions at the 2005 UAW Ford 500 at Talladega. Ricky and Cal were cheered, but when Girard was introduced as a driver from France driving the Perrier car, the entire crowd started booing without any prompting. 



3 stars out of 5 stars

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