Ferrell, Will 1967-
Most widely held works about Will Ferrell
Most widely held works by Will Ferrell
Curious George ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,753 libraries worldwide
Ted, an earnest guide at the Bloomsberry Museum, discovers that the museum is losing money and he's about to be out of a job. So he heads to Africa in search of the ancient, long-lost, gigantic idol Zagawa. To his chagrin, the statue turns out to be tiny. Ted's hopes of saving the museum and impressing Maggie--the elementary school teacher of his dreams--with a grand new acquisition are dashed. Unbeknownst to Ted, the curious monkey he befriended has stowed away and followed him home to the big city. Now, Ted needs to save the museum and figure out what to do with George. It's going to be a long week.
Elf ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,747 libraries worldwide
An orphan raised as an elf in Santa's workshop discovers that he is actually human, prompting him to leave the North Pole in search of his biological father.
Stranger than fiction ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,680 libraries worldwide
Harold Crick - IRS auditor, milquetoast, and poster child for obsessive-compulsive disorder - wakes one morning to hear a woman's voice in his bathroom, narrating his life as he is living it, subsequently announcing his imminent death. This is a big problem, since Harold has a burning crush on Ana, his latest audit case. Searching for the source of the voice, he turns to literary theory-spewing professor Jules Hilburt, who eventually discovers that talented but troubled novelist Karen Eiffel is writing Harold--he is the central character of her new novel, "Death and Taxes." The question is: will Harold's story end as a comedy, or a tragedy?
The producers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,555 libraries worldwide
Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now he only seems to be able to produce flops. Things turn around for Max when he's visited by the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom, who proposes a scheme tailor-made for producers who can only make flops: raise far more money than you need, then make sure the show is despised. No one will be interested in it, so you can pocket the surplus. With this in mind, they decide to produce a musical called 'Springtime for Hitler' written by escaped Nazi Franz Liebken. Then they get the insanely flamboyant Roger De Bris to direct and hire the loopy Swedish bombsheel Ulla as the lead actress.
Talladega nights. The ballad of Ricky Bobby ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,505 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.
Megamind ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,380 libraries worldwide
Over the years, Megamind, has tried to conquer Metro City in every imaginable way. Each attempt, a colossal failure thanks to the caped superhero known as 'Metro Man, ' until the day Megamind actually defeats him in the throes of one of his botched evil plans. Suddenly, the fate of Metro City is threatened when a new villain arrives and chaos runs rampant, leaving everyone to wonder if the world's biggest 'mind' can actually be the one to save the day?
Blades of glory ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
Bitter mens figure skating rivals Chazz Michael Michaels and Jimmy MacElroy brawl after tying for the gold medal at the world championships. Banned for life from the men's single skating competition, these archrivals find a loophole that will allow them to skate again as a figure skating pair.
The other guys ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,248 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?
Bewitched ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
A B-list actor agrees to star in a modern-day remake of the television program "Bewitched", with unexpected consequences.
Anchorman the legend of Ron Burgundy ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,161 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.
Land of the lost ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
Three years after being kicked out of the science department for his theory of Time warps, Rick Marshall is reduced to working as a teacher at the George C. Page Museum. He meets Holly Cantrell whose finding urges him to create a tachyon amplifier to enable time warp travel. Once they activate the amplifier, Rick, Holly and their cave tour guide Will Stanton end up in a parallel universe where all timelines converge. They soon meet some ape men and Stanton unintentionally gives them the secret of fire. A T. rex chases them across a small land bridge. Holly disappears and is condemned to death by the Library of Skulls. They finally make it back to the right time and bring back a dinosaur egg to prove his theory.
Step brothers ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,085 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.
Kicking & screaming ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
Family man Phil Weston, a lifelong victim of his father's competitive nature, takes on the coaching duties of a kids' soccer team, and soon finds that he's also taking on his father's dysfunctional way of relating to others.
Zoolander ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 977 libraries worldwide
3-time winner of the Male Model of the Year, Derek, loses out the fourth time to rival, Hansen. Now the ridiculously good-looking supermodel, with the help of a women reporter, must save the world from an evil clothes manufacture.
Semi-pro ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
1970s, Flint, Michigan. Jackie Moon is a former pop sensation who somehow made enough money from a couple of hit records to buy Flint's semi-pro basketball team, the Tropics. The team consists of a bunch of disorganized losers with one genuine talent named Coffee Black. Despite knowing little about the game, Jackie is the Tropics' coach as well as a player. His greater love involves coming up with bizarre marketing stunts to draw in an audience. His stunts include wrestling a bear and attempting a motorcycle jump over a line of cheerleaders. When the league plans to merge with the NBA and in order to survive, the Tropics must do the seemingly impossible - win. The Tropics look like they might be shut down so Jackie desperately agrees to let washed-up veteran player Monix take over coaching.
Melinda and Melinda ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 736 libraries worldwide
The complex story of Melinda, a woman whose life is told from both a tragic and a comic perspective. Both stories involve the same woman who crashes a Manhattan dinner party, but with wildly different results.
Old school ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Three middle-aged men disenchanted with their lives, try to relive their youth by moving into a house on a college campus and start hanging out with a group of misfit college students, losers, and retirees.
Everything must go ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
"Nick, a career salesman who loses his wife and his job in the worst day of his life. Faced with his life imploding, Nick puts it all on the line--or, rather, on the lawn--as he moves himself and all his possessions to his front yard"--Container.
Superstar ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
All schoolgirl Mary Katherine Gallagher wants in life is a kiss. Not just any kiss, mind you, but a big-time hold-your-breath-til-you-think-you're-gonna-faint, Hollywood-style kiss. But no matter how hard she tries, no one will kiss her. So she decides that becoming a superstar in a talent contest might make her dreams come true.
A night at the Roxbury ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
It seems like Steve and Doug Butabi will never be cool enough to make the guest list at the Roxbury Club. That is, until they have a fender bender with their role model, club regular Richard Grieco. Eager to avoid litigation, Grieco befriends the starstruck pair and escorts them into a glittery world they once only dreamed about.
Action and adventure films Actors Animated films Arctic Ocean--North Pole Auditory hallucinations Automobile racing drivers Bad faith (Law) Birthparents--Identification California--San Diego Christmas films Comedy films Comedy films Criminal investigation Criminals Curious George (Fictitious character) Death Detectives Drama Elves Fantasy films Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Friendship Human-animal relationships Juvenile works Man-woman relationships Mass media--Ratings and rankings Musical films Musicals NASCAR (Association) New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Manhattan Orphans Santa Claus Sports films Sports rivalries Superheroes Television journalists Theatrical producers and directors United States United States.--Internal Revenue Service Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women novelists Women television journalists Writer's block
Ferrell, John William, 1967-
Reston, Phil 1967-....
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