Movies directed by Adam Mckay

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Anchorman

There was a time, long before cable and VCRs, when live local news was one of the biggest commodities television stations had to sell. During this era, news anchors were judged far less by their journalistic skills than by their ability to convey ...

Run Time: 1:31
U.S. Release Date: 2004-07-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, ...
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues could easily be called Anchorman 2: More of the Same. However, when it comes to comedy sequels, is there a reason to expect anything different? More importantly, is there a reason to want anything different? People...

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2013-12-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Profanity, Cartoon Violence)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Will Ferrell, Greg Kinnear, James Marsden, ...
Big Short, The

Against all odds, The Big Short works. In fact, “works” is an understatement for what director Adam McKay has achieved with his improbable adaptation of Michael Lewis’ nonfiction book about the 2008 global financial crisis. Writing ...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2015-12-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, ...
Other Guys, The

Will Ferrell's recent resume isn't anything to get excited about: Land of the Lost, Step Brothers, Semi-Pro, Blades of Glory. There's a sameness to all of them, not only in that the Ferrell characters are difficult to differentiate from one anothe...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 2010-08-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: ACTION/COMEDY
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, ...
Step Brothers

When did Will Ferrell stop being funny? It wasn't that long ago that this Saturday Night Live alum looked to be following in the footsteps of the likes of Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler but, somewhere along the way, Ferrell's train derailed. Now, on...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2008-07-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, ...
Talladega Nights

Talladega Nights (subtitled, The Ballad of Ricky Bobby) is, in many ways, just like every other Will Ferrell comedy: take some satire, add some hit-and-miss jokes, throw in a lightweight storyline, and let the lead actor be the catalyst that crysta...

Run Time: 1:44
U.S. Release Date: 2006-08-04
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Leslie Bibb, ...
Vice

Just because someone’s life was interesting as viewed through the lens of the nightly news doesn’t mean it’s worthy of a feature film. Or, in the case of former Vice President Dick Cheney, perhaps the filmmakers’ unwillingness to peel ...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, ...