Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

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Watched 20160213 (Netflix, Instant)
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) Adam McKay. 108 min

Overview: Ricky Bobby gets the chance to race one day and unleashes his innate racing abilities. Watch as his career grows and stumbles in this comedy starring Will Farrell, John C. Reilly, and Sacha Baron Cohen.

Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell)
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Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. (John C. Reilly)
20160213:
Not counting Zoolander (2001) in which Will Ferrell was the antagonist, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby was probably the first movie starring Will Ferrell I had seen. In particular, I vaguely recall seeing it long before I saw Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgandy (2004).

Ricky Bobby signs a baby's forehead.
In any case, I liked the majority of the jokes in Talladega Nights and the overall story was decent. Overall, I would recommend this comedy to others, especially anybody who enjoys Will Ferrell's other comedies.

Instant Comments:
"Okay, but I think he might be stuck."


"I wanna go fast."
Lol. "It's the fastest who get paid. And it's the fastest who get laid."
"If you ain't first, you're last."
"With all due respect..."
"...I love crepes."

Ricky Bobby makes it clear to his friend Cal that only he can be first.
"What is that, a catchphrase or epilepsy?"
"Hakuna Matata, bitches!"
Hahahaha. Jamming that second knife in there was hilarious.
Lol. Crashes into several cars and finally the house.
Haha. "We're gonna make animal noises."

Jean Girard (Sacha Baron Cohen) attempts to get Ricky Bobby to submit.
Hahaha. "Sorry Lucius, but its a hard habit to break. Like stalking an ex-girlfriend."
Highlander.
Hahahahaha. A little extra motivation.
"By the way Ricky, I watched the Highlander movie. It was shit."
Lol. "El Diablo. Spanish for fighting chicken or something."

Susan (Amy Adams) and Ricky Bobby prepare to get wild.
Credits:
After the credits there's a seen of Ricky Bobby's mom finishing a bedtime story and his kids intellectually analyze it.

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