Will Ferrell is an extremely popular American writer, actor and comedian. He is best known for his comedy roles on TV and films, but he has managed to shred his image, and played serious roles, and did voice acting with equal panache. He first got popular with his stint on TV in the mid 90s with the sketch comedy show ‘Saturday Night Live.’ After this success, he became part of many successful films in the years that followed. Some of the most notable Will Ferrell films are ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,’ ‘The Other Guys,’ ‘Step Brothers,’ ‘Tallageda Nights,’ and ‘Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.’
He has also lent his voice to several animation films, such as ‘Megamind’ and ‘The Lego Movie.’ Will Ferrell has also managed to surprise the critics with his acting talents and for his performances on the films ‘The Producers’ and ‘Stranger than Fiction,’ he secured two Golden Globe award nominations.
He has done over 50 films during his career, and he has been part of some unsuccessful films as well. These are ‘The Internship,’ ‘Zoolander,’ ‘Zoolander 2,’ and ‘Semi-Pro.’
The life of Harold Crick, an IRS worker, turns upside down after he begins hearing a disembodied voice narrating his life as it happens. When the voice implies that he will die soon, Harold panics and tries to avert his impending death.
On the eve of their high school graduation, two best friends who were bookworms realize that they should have spent some more time playing and having fun. Therefore they decide to cram four years of fun into one single night.
After learning that his girlfriend frequently engages in orgies behind his back, Mitch Martin joins his two friends Frank and Beanie, who are also dissatisfied with their personal lives, to re-live their past glory days. They turn Mitch's new house near a college campus into a fraternity, but draw the ire of the college dean Pritchard.
In 1970s San Diego, Ron Burgundy is a highly successful news anchorman in male-dominated Channel 4. However, the arrival of Veronica Corningstone, an ambitious woman aspiring to be a newswoman, changes the entire scenario. Ron becomes increasingly resentful of Veronica’s success beginning a fierce rivalry between the two.
A baby boy accidentally lands up with the elves at the North Pole and grows up with them as Buddy. When he realises that he is not one of them, he sets out to meet his biological father, Walter, in New York who has no idea about his existence. As Buddy tries to figure out his place in world, he also spreads Christmas happiness amongst the New Yorkers.
Friends and partners as divorce mediators, John and Jeremy have a favorite pastime: crashing weddings to pick up women. After infiltrating into the wedding of the daughter of Secretary of the Treasury, Jeremy scores with his other daughter Gloria but cannot get rid of her, while John is determined to woo another daughter, Claire, who already has a boyfriend.
1960s British spy Austin Powers is awakened from voluntary cryostasis three decades later after his arch-nemesis Dr. Evil returns to threaten the world with nuclear weapons. The out-of-fashion secret agent teams up with his ex-partner's daughter Vanessa Kensington and pursues his target through Las Vegas, but is harassed by a group of fembots sent by his adversary.
Brennan Huff and Dale Doback, two middle-aged slackers living with their parents, are forced to share a room after Brennan's mother and Dale's father get married. Irritated by their rivalry, their parents give them one month ultimatum to find jobs, following which their love for music and shared hatred for Brennen's successful brother Derek bring them together.
While Danson and Highsmith are NYPD’s most popular detectives, Allen and Terry are The Other Guys. When the heroes die while on duty, everyone wonders who will take their place. Meanwhile, Allen and Terry unravel a big conspiracy while investigating a scaffolding permit violation by the rich David Ershon. Will the unlikely pair – one pacifist, another hot headed – become the new heroes?
Jay and Silent Bob discover that a movie adaptation of the comic, which is based on them, is being planned by Miramax Films. Furious at the negative feedback the movie is generating, the two decide to go to Hollywood to stop the film from being made or at least get a royalty. En route, they meet up with a hitchhiker, jewel thieves and are chased by a Wildlife Marshal.
NASCAR driver and superstar Ricky Bobby loses it all at the height of his glory when he crashes his car after being outperformed by new French driver Jean Girard. He must stage a comeback with the help of his absentee father Reese who adopts ruthless techniques to give Ricky his mojo back.
Dimwitted Derek Zoolander is devastated after he fails to win the top male fashion model honor and is disowned by his family for being unable to assist his father and brothers in the coal mines. Fashion mogul Jacobim Mugatu gives him a new lease of life, but is actually planning to brainwash him into assassinating Malaysia's Prime Minister.
British spy Austin Powers realises that his wife Vanessa is a fembot who has been sent by Dr Evil to kill him. Moreover, Dr Evil has travelled back in time to 1969 and stolen Powers’ mojo. He also has plans to threaten the world using a laser on the Moon. Powers, along with Felicity Shagwell, must now travel back in time to recover his mojo and save the world.
Rod Kimble is a self-proclaimed stuntman who wants to live up-to the legacy of his deceased stuntman father; but gets only mockery from step-father Frank. When Frank needs heart surgery, Rod plans to raise money by his biggest stunt yet - jumping over 15 school buses with moped. Also, his secret crush, Denise is back home. Can he manage to avoid humiliation?
Two aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit receive an opportunity to represent their nation at the world’s biggest singing competition. They finally have a chance to prove themselves, while their bond is tested as well.
Nick Halsey, a longtime salesman, loses his job when he shows up drunk too many times at work. The same day he also finds that his wife has dumped him, and she has left all his possessions on the front lawn of their house. In an attempt to start over, he starts holding a yard sale on his front lawn.
Chazz and Jimmy are skaters and rivals who are banned from competing in men's singles after their fight in the World Games awards ceremony. Three years later, they come together to take advantage of a loophole in the ban and compete together as an all-male team. However, the two are poles apart and their rivals want to ensure their defeat.
The Producers is a musical comedy drama film, which tells the story of Max Bialystock, a theatre producer, who pairs up with an accountant to raise a huge amount to produce a show that they are sure will flop.
Lainey and Jake happen to meet twelve years after their one-night stand in college. They realize that both had failed to maintain a relationship. Though attracted towards each other, they agree to keep their relationship platonic and be just friends. Everyone around assumes that they are a couple, but it takes some twists and turns for the two to reach that conclusion.
This comedy drama film revolves around four writers who discuss the nature of comedy and tragedy over dinner, by narrating two different versions of the same story about a woman named Melinda.
After losing their jobs, watch salesmen Billy and Nick manage to get into an internship program at Google where they must compete with young, tech-savvy college students for employment. They are grouped with three other sub-par interns and must learn to work together in order to win competitive team challenges against candidates who may not play fair.
As a sequel to a 2004 film, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 1980s-themed comedy that revolves around a San Diego news anchor, Ron Burgundy, who moves to New York to join a 24-hour news channel along with his former colleagues. Starring Will Ferrell as Burgundy, and other major stars, this film features family drama and hilarious professional rivalry too.
When Democratic Congressman,Cam Brady,accidentally reveals his affair to the public, two corrupt businessmen, Glenn and Wade Motch,pounce upon the opportunity to make tourism director, Marty Huggins, run against Cam. As the political campaigns heat up, both parties stoop to new lows to slander each other and gain victory.
The mild-mannered, Brad Whitaker, is a loving stepfather to his wife Sara’s two children, Megan and Dylan. When the children’s more handsome and muscular biological father, Dusty, suddenly comes back into their lives and intends on throwing Brad out of their lives, Brad must do everything to save his marriage and family.
A Night at the Roxbury is a romantic comedy film which revolves around two dim-witted brothers, who want to open their own dance club similar to the Roxbury, but have never even been inside it. However, things start to look up for them, after they meet with an accident.
After a dead body is found on the beach of Bay City, two Police detectives, reckless workaholic David Starsky and the easy-going Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, find clues that lead to drug kingpin Reese Feldman. Following a botched investigation, the two are suspended and their friendship is shattered, but must join forces to stop a bigger scheme by Feldman.
In order to restore his reputation, Zach goes on a road trip along with his crew in order to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews.
Dick is a 1999 comedy film which tells the story of two teen girls who wander away from their White House tour and meets US President Nixon. However, after the President eats marijuana based cookies offered by them, he ends up leaking several secrets regarding the Watergate scandal.
The movie follows Hansel and Gretel who have grown up to become skilled witch hunters after surviving the wicked witch. Now they face the evil witch Muriel and her army of witches who plan to sacrifice twelve children and use Gretel’s heart during the Blood Moon, to gain immunity to fire.
When hedge fund manager James King is convicted for fraud and embezzlement, he hires an African-American businessman, Darnell Lewis, to train him for prison. Unfortunately, Darnell is lying as he has no criminal experience and the two friends must figure out quickly how to make King tougher.
Daddy’s Home 2 is a Christmas comedy film, which tells the story of Dusty and Brad, who are planning on celebrating a perfect Christmas, along with their children. However, things take a turn, and their plans get ruined, when their fathers visit them unexpectedly.
Welcome to Me is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Alice Kleig, who is mentally unbalanced, and lives on disability benefits. Her life takes a turn when she wins a lottery of $ 86 million. She quits her medication and buys a talk show to broadcast her bizarre opinions on various subjects.
Jackie Moon, a singer of 1970s, buys an ABA basketball team, Flint Michigan Tropics, with the proceeding from his only hit single. But ABA plans to merge with NBA where only top-4 teams will move; as Tropics is the worst team it is in danger of closing. Jackie, the owner-couch-player of Tropics and his team need to work a miracle and win.
The film revolves around the life of Don Ready, who is a used-car salesman. He is hired by an auto dealership having poor sales, as they think he might be the right person who can turn their Fourth of July sale into a hugely profitable event.
As a child, Phil Weston could never live up to the expectations of his father’s competitive nature. Now a parent himself, he takes up the coaching duties of his son’s soccer team, but he finds that he has inherited his father’s nature.
Armando’s younger brother, Raul, returns to his family, along with his fiancée Sonia, in order to help his family fix the financial problems of the ranch. However, things get complicated when Armando finds himself attracted to Sonia, and things get even worse when a drug lord declares war on Raul and his family.
Michelle Darnell, a wealthy CEO, gets busted for insider trading and lands in federal prison. After being released, she finds herself not only broke and homeless, but also hated. She tracks down a former assistant named Claire, the only person who is willing to help her.
Paleontologist Rick Marshall's career was ruined when his views on tachyon energy as a means of solving the world's energy problems became known. Inspired by a doctoral candidate called Holly Cantrell, he later completes his work and goes on a routine exploration to a cave. Accompanying him are Holly and a cave gift shop owner called Will Stanton.
Bachelorette is a 2012 American comedy film, revolving around three friends who are asked to be bridesmaids at the wedding ceremony of a woman whom they used to ridicule back during their high school days.
Superstar is a teen romantic comedy film which tells the story of Mary Katherine Gallagher, a nerdy Catholic schoolgirl who dreams of becoming a superstar. In order to achieve her dream, she decides to take part in a talent show.
Tammy is a road comedy film, which tells the story of a woman who after losing her job, also finds out that her husband has been unfaithful to her. She decides to hit the road with her alcoholic grandmother.
Narcissistic actor, Jack Wyatt ,is asked to play the role of Darrin in the movie version of the 1960s sitcom Bewitched. He convinces a completely unknown and inexperienced Isabel to play the other lead, Samantha. Little does he know Isabel is an actual witch and he is about to be bewitched into love.
After leading reclusive lives away from modeling world for long time, models Derek and Hansel are enlisted by Interpol to investigate a series of murders of celebrities who died with a Zoolander-special ‘Blue Steel’ look. As they meet special agent Valentina Valencia at Rome fashion event, they uncover a sinister plot designed by fashion-magnate Mugatu, who is after the ‘Fountain of Youth.’
Emmet Brickowski is an ordinary construction worker in the Lego universe, but is mistaken to be the prophesied Special after he finds the Piece of Resistance capable of stopping the super-weapon Kragle. He is recruited into a group fighting evil Lord Business, who stole Kragle, but is terribly unprepared for the epic adventure.
A supervillain Megamind kills the superhero Metroman after a long battle and takes over the Metro City. However, with no one to challenge his authority, he is soon bored. He, thus, creates a superhero to work against him. The problem begins when the superhero begins acting like a supervillain committing various crimes. Will the supervillain now take on the mantle of superhero?
Will Ferrell Awards
|Succession||Outstanding Drama Series||2020|
|Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times'||Outstanding Variety Special (Live)||2020|
|Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'||Outstanding Variety Special (Live)||2019|
|Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby||Best Kiss||2007|