Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)

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This "alternate film" companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes. While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica ... See full summary »


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This "alternate film" companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes. While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone continues, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may be. Written by Rhyl Donnelly

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This feature-film is included in the 2-disc Limited Edition DVD set and the 2-disc Blu-Ray Best Buy Exclusive Edition of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), released on Dec. 28th, 2004 and Aug. 31st, 2010, respectively. See more »


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Deleted Scenes with a coherent story make for an awkward but somewhat funny movie
29 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Before seeing this movie, it is a good idea to see Anchorman. At that point, if you have not laughed yourself into a comatose state, then it would be a good time to see this film. From the first few moments watching this, you can see why the footage in this movie was trimmed from Anchorman. Not as funny as that film, the line delivery lacks the 70s-induced obliviousness of the original. What you do see is the main characters of the two movies get deeper into their characterizations, taking them in a slightly different direction from the first film. Some of the scenes in this movie feel out of place with the narration, an element of the film I personally could have done without. This review sounds negative, but what I am listing here are only small gripes with an otherwise acceptable film. Together, Anchorman and Wake Up, Ron Burgundy make one hilarious movie. Without the first, Wake Up Ron Burgundy feels kind of strange.

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