Will Ferrell has entertained audiences since his days on SNL, and he’s still going strong now. According to IMDb, these are the actor’s greatest works.
Will Ferrell has a long list of amusing films and performances to his name. His career has been marked by hits and misses, including a recent spate of misses. In spite of this, Ferrell has appeared in a number of notable films that are both memorable and enjoyable to watch again and again.
While Ferrell has taken on several roles, ranging from Buddy the Elf to iconic news anchor Ron Burgundy, audiences have been delighted by their amazing quips and fascinating personalities. According to IMDB, these are the top 10 Will Ferrell films.
1. Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back (6.8)
Kevin Smith has directed a number of comedies, including this cult favorite. There is still a modest but amusing role for Ferrell as Federal Wildlife Marshal Willenholly in the movie.
In 2001, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back was released at a time when Ferrell was becoming a rising star in the comedy world and would go on to star in a number of other films following its release. The film’s distinctive sense of humor was well-received by audiences, and it has since garnered a devoted fanbase.
2. Wedding Crashers (6.9)
One of Ferrell’s most notable roles is in this film. Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Christopher Walken, and Rachel McAdams all star in Wedding Crashers, but Ferrell still manages to steal the show.
A previous mentor of Vaughn’s character, Chazz Reinhold now lives with his mother and has taken to crashing funerals in order to meet and befriend the bereaved women he encounters. Ferrell’s outlandish performance lightens up an otherwise somber scenario.
3. Step Brothers (6.9)
In spite of the fact that Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby is one of Ferrell and John C. Reilly’s best comedic pairings, fans seem to prefer Step Brothers. They both shine in their roles as two man-children whose newlywed parents drive them to act like actual grownups.
However, despite its crude and juvenile comedy, the picture works because to excellent performances from its two leads. Not to mention, a boat and some women were used in a legendary music video.
4. Elf (6.9)
Even though the picture only has a 6.9 on IMDb, it is a holiday season favorite. With Will Ferrell’s comic performance as Buddy the Elf, Elf has recently become a holiday favorite.
After growing up in the care of the elves, Buddy (James Caan) is now on a journey around New York City in search of his biological father. The picture has a lot of heart, and Buddy’s unwavering optimism is contagious. A holiday season without a showing of this charming gem is nearly impossible to come by.
5. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (7.0)
Many people are surprised to learn that Ferrell is even in this film, given the film’s well-known characters such as Dr. Evil and Austin Powers. Due to the fact that Dr. Evil kills him off in the beginning of the film, but he is given a lengthy death sequence that is still amusing, this is the primary reason.
Ferrell’s character seemingly never dies, even after being set ablaze and shot. Despite the fact that it’s just a few seconds long, Ferrell gives it his all in this one-of-a-kind scenario. In the sequel, he does make a return appearance and gives an even more unforgettable sequence.
6. Old School (7.1)
Ferrell has a tendency to portray adults who appear to have never matured. Along with co-stars Vince Vaughn and Luke Wilson, he portrays a man who is reliving his undergraduate days in the film Old School.
Streaking and unintentionally shooting oneself in the neck with tranquilizer are just some of the insane things Ferrell does. One of Will Ferrell’s most beloved comedies, and the rating reflects it, is this one.
7. Megamind (7.2)
It was Megamind that established that Ferrell was capable of creating comic gold with just his voice. ‘ Animated film on what might happen if a supervillain triumphed over good Ferrell is the voice of Megamind, and he brings a lot of personality to the role. In the end, he turns out to be more of an anti-hero than a bad guy.
Tina Fey, Brad Pitt, and Jonah Hill all provide their talents to the voice cast of Megamind. Megamind, like The Incredibles, is an entertaining film that challenges the superhero genre, much like The Incredibles.
8. Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (7.2)
When it comes to Will Ferrell’s comedic roles, Anchorman is by far the most memorable. This comedy is very rewatchable thanks to lines like “I love lamp” and “60 percent of the time, it works every time.” In addition to being Ferrell’s most recognizable role, Ron Burgundy is the subject of a sequel.
Fans of Ferrell’s portrayal of this character continue to be enamored with him. In addition to Rudd, Christina Applegate, David Koechner, Steve Carell, and the late Fred Willard, the supporting ensemble of Anchorman is superb.
9. Stranger Than Fiction (7.5)
Stranger than Fiction demonstrated Ferrell’s ability to perform in a dramatic setting.
In this film, Ferrell portrays an auditor who hears voices in his head. This turns out to be a novel in which Ferrell is the main character, as she begins to control all aspects of his life.
The premise is intriguing, and audiences seemed to like it. At the same time, Ferrell was able to convey the lunacy that would ensue if one’s life were completely out of one’s control.
10. The Lego Movie (7.7)
In terms of surprises, The Lego Movie ranks as one of the best ever. As a commercial for Lego, the film turned out to be an entertaining family film that inspired a sequel and other spin-off films.
Children and adults alike were entertained by Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s film. As Lord Business, a man who opposes innovation and wants everything to stay the same as it always has, Ferrell turns in another another depraved performance. There’s also a strong voice cast with Morgan Freeman and Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks and Liam Neeson and Will Arnett lending their talents.