Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $84,136,909Details
International Box Office $5,339,356
Worldwide Box Office $89,476,265
Further financial details...

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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
66% - Fresh
Audience
86% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Theatrical Release: July 9th, 2004 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
Video Release: December 28th, 2004 by Dreamworks Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual humor, language and comic violence
Franchise: Anchorman
Keywords: Judd Apatow Buddy Comedy, Frat Pack, Gratuitous Cameos, News, Based on an UNTRUE Story, Intertitle, Voiceover/Narration, Breaking the Fourth Wall, LGBT, Closeted Homosexual, Learning Disabilities, Animal Lead
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: DreamWorks Pictures, Judd Apatow

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Cast

Will Ferrell    Ron Burgundy
Christina Applegate    Veronica Corningstone
Paul Rudd    Brian Fantana
Steve Carell    Brick Tamland
David Koechner    Champ Kind
Fred Willard    Ed Harken
Chris Parnell    Garth Holliday
Vince Vaughn    Wes Mantooth
Adam McKay    Custodian
Seth Rogen    Eager Cameraman
Tim Robbins    Public TV News Anchor
Luke Wilson    Frank Vitchard
Ben Stiller    Hispanic TV News Anchor
Danny Trejo    Bartender
Jerry Stiller    Man in Bar
Jack Black    Junkie
Dylan Walsh    Phil
Neil Flynn    Police Officer
Kathryn Hahn    Helen

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Adam McKay
Screenwriter    Will Ferrell
Screenwriter    Adam McKay
Producer    Judd Apatow
Executive Producer    Shauna Robertson
Executive Producer    David O. Russell
Co-Producer    David Householter
Cinematographer    Thomas Ackerman
Editor    Brent White
Composer    Alex Wurman
Production Designer    Clayton R. Hartley
Art Director    Virginia Randolph Weaver
Set Decorator    Jan Pascale
Costume Designer    Debra McGuire
Sound Mixer    Jim Stuebe
Assistant Director    Matt Rebenkoff
Second Unit Director    Rick Avery
Stunt Coordinator    Rick Avery
Animation Sequence    Graham Morris
Casting    Juel Bestrop
Casting    Jeanne McCarthy
Casting    Blythe Cappello

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/07/09 2 $10,758,102   3,091 $3,480   $10,700,000 1
2004/07/10 2 $9,600,283 -11% 3,091 $3,106   $20,300,283 2
2004/07/11 2 $8,057,980 -16% 3,091 $2,607   $28,416,365 3
2004/07/12 2 $4,288,000 -47% 3,091 $1,387   $32,704,000 4
2004/07/13 2 $3,767,000 -12% 3,091 $1,219   $36,471,000 5
2004/07/14 2 $3,563,000 -5% 3,091 $1,153   $40,034,000 6
2004/07/15 2 $3,073,000 -14% 3,091 $994   $43,107,000 7
2004/07/16 4 $4,400,000 +43% 3,104 $1,418   $47,500,000 8
2004/07/17 3 $5,102,305 +16% 3,104 $1,644   $52,674,670 9
2004/07/18 3 $4,281,586 -16% 3,104 $1,379   $56,956,256 10
2004/07/19 4 $2,025,000 -53% 3,104 $652   $58,981,000 11
2004/07/20 4 $1,856,000 -8% 3,104 $598   $60,837,000 12
2004/07/21 4 $1,645,000 -11% 3,104 $530   $62,482,000 13
2004/07/22 4 $1,603,000 -3% 3,104 $516   $64,085,000 14
2004/07/23 6 $2,400,000 +50% 2,936 $817   $66,500,000 15
2004/07/24 6 $2,702,634 +13% 2,936 $921   $69,080,056 16
2004/07/25 6 $1,980,028 -27% 2,936 $674   $71,060,084 17
2004/07/26 6 $1,032,000 -48% 2,936 $351   $72,092,000 18
2004/07/27 6 $1,119,000 +8% 2,936 $381   $73,212,000 19
2004/07/28 6 $988,000 -12% 2,936 $337   $74,200,000 20
2004/07/29 6 $834,000 -16% 2,936 $284   $75,034,000 21
2004/07/30 9 $1,000,000 +20% 2,032 $492   $76,000,000 22
2004/07/31 10 $1,156,565 +16% 2,032 $569   $77,213,823 23
2004/08/01 10 $953,220 -18% 2,032 $469   $78,167,043 24
2004/08/02 10 $532,000 -44% 2,032 $262   $78,699,000 25
2004/08/03 10 $525,000 -1% 2,032 $258   $79,224,000 26
2004/08/04 10 $522,000 -1% 2,032 $257   $79,746,000 27
2004/08/05 10 $496,000 -5% 2,032 $244   $80,241,000 28

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/07/09 2 $28,416,365   3,091 $9,193   $28,416,365 3
2004/07/16 3 $13,849,313 -51% 3,104 $4,462   $56,956,256 10
2004/07/23 6 $6,974,614 -50% 2,936 $2,376   $71,060,084 17
2004/07/30 9 $3,132,946 -55% 2,032 $1,542   $78,167,043 24
2004/08/06 14 $1,581,228 -50% 1,370 $1,154   $81,822,691 31
2004/08/13 20 $650,415 -59% 707 $920   $83,470,623 38
2004/08/20 30 $241,442 -63% 322 $750   $84,136,909 45

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/20/20062243,062 43,062$503,825$503,82586
8/27/20061869,622+62% 112,684$595,964$1,099,79087

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/5/2010323,931 23,931$430,510$430,510297

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