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The Ringer

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The Ringer
THE RINGER: Deana Newcomb

The Ringer

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
94 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/23/05
performer:
Johnny Knoxville, Brian Cox
director:
Barry Blaustein
Producer:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
distributor:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
author:
Ricky Blitt
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B

Did someone say Olympics? If bloody schemes in the name of zealotry (see Steven Spielberg’s Munich) aren’t your cup of holiday tea, consider the Farrelly brothers alternative, in which the ever-classy Johnny Knoxville feigns a mental illness to reign supreme at the Special Olympics.

(For a full preview of December films, check out Entertainment Weekly’s Holiday Movies issue, out in November 2005.)