In 2006, Judd Apatow reunited with the star of “Anchorman“, Will Ferrell, to make a NASCAR movie. That’s right, “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby”. The film starred Ferrell as Ricky Bobby, a race car driver born to go fast. Once again Apatow rounded up an all-star cast including Amy Adams, Jane Lynch, Michael Clarke Duncan, and 30 Rock’s Jack McBrayer. It also stars Sacha Baron Cohen as a Formula One driver hoping to make it in America even it it is over the body of Ricky Bobby.
One of the most memorable parts of the film is the prayer to Little Baby Jesus over the Bobby family supper:
When you see Will Ferrell react to an invisible fire you realize he was robbed on the Oscar front:
The comedic chemistry between Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly really makes the movie, though: