When it comes to comic actors, there are only a few working in the business today who are as funny, creative, and downright exciting to watch as ex-SNL cast member and genius comedian Will Ferrell is. His unique charm shines through in pretty much all his film roles, and I enjoy him best when he plays stupid, immature people who act way too childish, always getting caught up in situations that they can’t handle. Thankfully, the majority of his films follow such characters, and though that might sound repetitive, there’s a little something (personality-wise, maybe) that separates all of his most appreciated roles from each other.
Although he is hilarious at his best, I’ve noticed that there’s always a gap between two gut-bustingly funny pictures in his filmography wherein he acts in something stale, cliched, and/or completely unfunny, even being horrendous at times. That being said, I’ve enjoyed the pictures where he serves as a writer very much, and I think that may be because no one truly understands the potential Ferrell has other than the man himself. Here is the list of top 12 Will Ferrell movies.
12. Blades of Glory (2007)
There isn’t anything different in the story of ‘Blades of Glory’, which follows your average comedy plot wherein two rivals are given a situation that pressures them into teaming up and coping with their differences. The film follows two ice skaters banned from taking part in an Olympic event after a momentary brawl occurs between them, and a loophole found in the rules persuades the duo to go against their will and join the competition once again as a pair. Though verily flawed and unfunny at times, the picture manages to offer its audiences an enjoyable enough experience to have them smile while leaving the theater after, and the entire credit for this goes to both Ferrell and his leading co-star Jon Heder, who form a sort of homoerotic relation with each other throughout the runtime of the movie, leading to a lot of laughs and memorable moments. The picture is quite entertaining for its extravagant depiction of events alone.