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Anchorman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is about to have his 1970s chauvinistic views of womanhood challenged -- and on TV -- when the newsroom hires Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), an ambitious talent who is more than just a pretty face. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: C-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 08 Jul 2004
Video Release: 03 Dec 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Anchorman is rated PG-13: sexual humor, language, and comic violence

Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Christina Applegate
Studio: 2004 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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