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McKay, Adam 1968-

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Most widely held works by Adam McKay
The big short by Adam McKay( Visual )

65 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big
Talladega nights : the ballad of Ricky Bobby by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

50 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NASCAR sensation Ricky Bobby is a racing hero because of his "win at all costs" approach. He and his loyal racing partner, childhood friend Cal Naughton Jr., are a fearless duo. Dubbed "Shake" and "Bake" by their fans, the two have the ability to finish so many races in the #1 and #2 positions, with Cal always in second place. When flamboyant French Formula One driver Jean Girard challenges Ricky and Cal for the supremacy of NASCAR, Ricky must face his own demons and fight Girard for the right to be known as racing's top driver
Ant-Man by Peyton Reed( Visual )

34 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world
Anchorman : the legend of Ron Burgundy by Will Ferrell( Visual )

69 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 70's and Ron Burgundy is the king of San Diego. He's the most popular news anchor in town. He and his all male news team rule the city with their sauve looks, minimal IQ's and unbelievably bad hair. In Ron's world, women don't belong in the newsroom. So when rising star reporter Veronica Corningstone fills in for Ron one night and the ratings soar, it becomes more than a battle ... it becomes war
The other guys by Adam McKay( Visual )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two mismatched NYPD detectives stumble into a seemingly dull case that no other detective wants to bother with, it turns out to be New York City's biggest crime. The two seize the opportunity to step up like the city's top cops, whom they idolize. But do these two guys have the right stuff?
Anchorman 2 : the legend continues by Will Ferrell( Visual )

47 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ron and Veronica's romance falls apart as the duo anchors a weekend broadcast at a New York-based network in 1980. Ron is fired for being the worst anchor anyone has ever seen and so he leaves Veronica rather than live in her shadow. So he re-creates himself at a CNN-type network in the eighties and accidentally invents the soul-sucking brand of non-news that now rules cable as he tries to win back Veronica's love
Step brothers by Adam McKay( Visual )

40 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brennan and Dale are two middle-aged loafers who are forced to live together when their parents get married. When their immature antics over TV privileges and personal property take their toll on their parents' marriage, the devious duo hatch a scheme to reunite the couple
Get hard by Will Ferrell( Visual )

29 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A millionaire is pegged for fraud and sentenced to time in prison. He turns to a criminal friend to help prepare him to go
Daddy's home two by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sequel to the 2015 global smash, Dusty and Brad have joined forces to provide their kids the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty's old-school, macho dad and Brad's ultra-affectionate and emotional dad arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos
Tammy by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy is having a bad day. She's totaled her car, gotten fired from her job at a burger joint, and finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl, is her only option-with a car, cash, and an itch to see Niagara Falls. Not exactly the escape Tammy had in mind. But on the road, with grandma riding shot gun, it may be just what Tammy needs
The campaign by Will Ferrell( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to gain influence and power over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man, naive Marty Huggins, is director of the local Tourism Center
The boss by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hugely successful businesswoman Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy) is convicted of insider trading and sentenced to prison. After being released, she is forced to move in with a long-suffering employee of hers (Kristen Bell), and tries to earn redemption and revamp her public image by helping a group of young girls in their quest to sell brownies. Peter Dinklage, Kristen Schaal, and Kathy Bates co-star in this comedy, which was directed by Ben Falcone (McCarthy's real-life husband), and co-written by McCarthy, Falcone, and Steve Mallory", viewed September 12, 2017
Hansel & Gretel : witch hunters by Jeremy Renner( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready for a twisted take on the classic tale as Hansel and Gretel have turned pro, coping with the trauma of their childhood captivity by slaying witches for hire. But when the seemingly unstoppable bounty hunters meet their match in an enemy so evil, it'll take all their training, weapons and courage to survive. Revenge is sweeter than candy
Let me off at the top! : my classy life and other musings by Ron Burgundy( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The popular character from the "Anchorman" movies shares stories of his childhood and the events that led him to choose a career in the news business; personal anecdotes about the women in his life and his legendary news team; and advice on a variety of topics
Casa de mi padre( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armando Alvarez (Will Ferrell) has lived and worked on his father's ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch encounters financial difficulties, Armando's younger brother Raul (Diego Luna), shows up with his new fianc,̌ Sonia (Genesis Rodriguez). It seems that Raul's success as an international businessman means the ranch's troubles are over as he pledges to settle all debts his father has incurred. But when Armando falls for Sonia, and Raul's business dealings turn out to be less than legit, all hell breaks loose as they find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord, the mighty Onza (Gael Garcia Bernal)
Welcome to me by Not Available( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show
The house( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language throughout, sexual references, drug use, some violence and brief nudity
Sleeping with other people( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake and Lainey lost their virginity to each other in college. Meeting years later at a Sex Addicts Anonymous meeting, they decide to become platonic friends. The story of two romantic failures whose years of serial infidelity and self-sabotage have led them to swear that their relationship will remain strictly platonic. But can love still bloom while sleeping with other people?
The goods : live hard, sell hard by Charles Eames( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un parlanchín vendedor y su equipo de chiflados sólo disponen de un fin de semana para deshacerse de 200 coches y demostrar que cuando hay que lograr un objetivo todo vale, incluso los mayores disparates que se les ocurran
Ant-Man by Alexander Irvine( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armed with a super-suit with the amazing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, Scott Lang and his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world"--
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Talladega nights : the ballad of Ricky Bobby
Anchorman : the legend of Ron BurgundyStep brothers
Alternative Names
Adam McKay Actor, director y comediante estadounidense

Adam McKay Amerikaans filmregisseur

Adam McKay cinéaste américain

Adam McKay pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Adam McKay regista, sceneggiatore e attore statunitense

Adam McKay US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Ādams Makejs

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MacKay, Adam

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Адам Маккей

Адәм МакКей

אדם מקיי

אדם מקיי שחקן אמריקאי

آدام مک‌کی

آدام مکی فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

آدم مكاي

맥케이, 아담 1968-

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