4 "Help me Tom Cruise!"farnzy | 20/09/2007 | See all farnzy's reviews (164)Top 10 Reviewer Top 10 DVD Reviewer Ferrell is professional Southern idiot and NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby. And that really is all you need to know. Ballad does everything expected of it and first and foremost it makes you laugh like a drain. When any movie asks you to drive with the fear and puts a cougar in the car for good measure you sit up and take note.