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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

R  |   |  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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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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Anchorman 2  »

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$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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Will Smith:  as an ESPN reporter. See more »

Goofs

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy was set in the mid-1970s, close to 1976. Walter Burgundy wasn't born yet in that film, yet in the sequel, set in 1979-1980, Walter is now 7 years old. See more »

Quotes

Ron Burgundy: All right, everyone, listen up! By virtue of being on this battlefield, there is no return. People will die.
Jill Janson, Entertainment Tonight Reporter: I'm so horny right now.
Ron Burgundy: Some will be disfigured. In some cases, lasting friendships will be made. And as usual, no touching of the hair and face.
CBC News Anchor: Come on. What do we look like, rookies?
CBC News AnchorCanadian Anchor: Sorry.
Ron Burgundy: When El Trousias, Maiden of the Clouds, blows the battle horn, let the battle begin!
El Trousias Maiden of the Clouds: [on top of the Flatiron Building; yells] I am El Trousias! Hear my siren song!
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ESPN Reporter: El Trousias...
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Crazy Credits

In the "Super Sized R-Rated Version", there is an additional scene after the end credits with Brian Fantana and Champ Kind in a bar trying to pickup some girls while talking dirty to them. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.104 (2013) See more »

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Thunder Island
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Terribly disappointed
28 December 2013 | by (Alberta) – See all my reviews

Liking the first movie a lot, I was looking forward for months the second movie. The trailers and hype built up was huge. I saw it last night and it was awful. No story line, jumps from scene to scene. The jokes weren't funny, and when you do laugh it was minor. Steve's role was stupid as all he does is mumble words. I was happy when it was over and feel bad they ruined a good thing. How it got over a 7 rating here is beyond me.

They could have had any story line better than the one they did. It bounced all over so much it was horrible. How about a GNN launch but a battle with another news team for the lead. This was minimal in the movie. Please save your money for a movie well made and an ounce of thought put into it.


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