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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

 -  Comedy  -  18 December 2013 (USA)
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With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.

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Having left San Diego for New York City, Ron Burgundy is living the high life with his wife Veronica Corningstone and son Walter Burgundy. However, when the boss decides to promote Veronica to full time lead anchor and fire Ron, everything changes. Now heading back to San Diego, Ron is washed up and working part time at Sea World. His shot at redemption though comes in the form of a man named Freddie Schapp, who's an executive producer at the Global News Network, the world's first 24 hour round the clock news channel. He hires Ron, who proceeds to reunite the news team of Champ, Brick, and Brian, and head back to New York City. While there Ron and his news team are given the graveyard shift and a challenge. Ron comes up with a radical new idea to transform the news and that puts him at the top of the game once again. But how long will Ron's newfound fame last? And will Brick finally find true love? Written by halo1k

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It's Kind of a Big Deal

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Rated R for language, drug use, sexual material and references | See all certifications »

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18 December 2013 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$26,776,000 (USA) (20 December 2013)

Gross:

$2,175,312 (USA) (14 March 2014)
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Trivia

Meryl Streep was rumored to have a cameo. See more »

Goofs

MTV did not exist until 1981, and MTV News did not appear until several years after. See more »

Quotes

Mack Tannen: What are you, Finnish?
Ron Burgundy: Oddly enough I'm full blown 100% Mexican. Straight out of the state of Oaxaca.
Veronica Corningstone: No, you're not, Ron!
Ron Burgundy: [shrugs]
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits finish, we return to the scene where the news team scrambled for ideas for the "graveyard shift". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 27 February 2014 (2014) See more »

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Trumpet Voluntary
Written by Jeremiah Clarke
Arranged by Gerhard Narholz (as Otto Sieben)
Courtesy of APM Music
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Now I Definitely Won't Be Buying A Dodge Durango
27 December 2013 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I cannot recall when I last walked out of a movie, but with 15 - 20 minutes remaining I hit the bricks (as did other audience members). Speaking of Brick there was a palpable level of discomfort among the actors, who were keenly aware they had been tasked with making funny an exceptionally unfunny script. I gave a two star rating due to some of the music played in the film, aside from that there is nothing whatsoever to recommend this mess. There was an over-saturation of marketing and sneak previews of this movie which only compounded the unpleasant experience of watching it. Though I remain a fan of the original, I feel far less inclined towards patronizing future efforts from Ferrel and co.


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