TALLADEGA NIGHTS: THE BALLAD OF RICKY BOBBY (Theatrcal Release USA 2006)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby presents Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly with Michael Clark Duncan in an adult comedy about professional race car driving that provides some laughter Will Ferrell style. The movie carries itself with its storyline, well-directed script, and script lines delivered with good timing for comedic effect.

Storyline

All Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell) desires in life is provided by his successful career on the race track. However, when he has a racing accident and develops a paranoia of driving, he loses everything and needs to find new ways of approaching life in order to re-start his career and his life.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Adam McKay for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producers Paul B. Brooks, Will Ferrell, Richard Glover, David B. Householter, Ryan Kavanaugh, Adam McKay, and Sarah Nettings for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Cal Naughton, Jr. (John C. Reilly), Jean Girard (Sacha Baron Cohen), Reese Bobby (Gary Cole), Lucius Washington (Michael Clarke Duncan), Carley Bobby (Leslie Bibb), Lucy Bobby (Jane Lynch), Susan (Amy Adams), Gregory (Andy Richter), Mrs. Dennit (Molly Shannon), Larry Dennit, Jr. (Greg Germann), Hershell (David Koechner), Glenn (Jack McBrayer), Kyle (Ian Roberts), Mr. Dennit, Sr. (Pat Hingle), and 5-year-old Ricky (Jake Johnson).


Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This is mature comedy for racing fans.

Ben Meyers

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