WorldCat Identities

Ferrell, Will 1967-

Overview
Works: 257 works in 788 publications in 7 languages and 38,989 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Fiction  Animated films  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Elf by New Line Cinema Corporation ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,643 WorldCat member 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
Curious George ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,258 WorldCat member 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
Talladega nights ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,129 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
Megamind by Will Ferrell ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,045 WorldCat member 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? Includes: commentary, previews, and more
Stranger than fiction ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,959 WorldCat member 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 by Susan Stroman ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now he only seems to be able 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
Anchorman the legend of Ron Burgundy by Will Ferrell ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,858 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
Blades of glory by Will Speck ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,757 WorldCat member 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 by Adam McKay ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,682 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?
Bewitched by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A B-list actor agrees to star in a modern-day remake of the television program "Bewitched," with unexpected consequences
The campaign by Jay Roach ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to gain influence 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, director of the local Tourism Center
Step brothers ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,344 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
Kicking & screaming by Jesse Dylan ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member 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 by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member 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 must save the world from an evil clothes manufacture
Land of the lost ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member 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
Everything must go ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,239 WorldCat member 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
Old school ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member 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
Semi-pro by Kent Alterman ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,062 WorldCat member 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
Hansel & Gretel witch hunters ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,014 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
Casa de mi padre ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Armando Alvarez has lived and worked on his father's ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch faces financial strains, Armando's younger brother Raul shows up and pledges to settle all his father's debts. It seems that Raul's success as an international businessman means the ranch's troubles are over, but when Armando falls for Sonia, and Raul's business dealings turn out to be less than legit, the Alvarez family finds themselves in a full-out war with Mexico's most feared drug lord
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Burgundy, Ron

Ferrell, John William.
Ferrell, John William, 1967-
Ferrell, William R.
Reston, Phil, 1967-....
Languages
English (370)
Spanish (24)
French (8)
Multiple languages (6)
German (3)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
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