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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)  »

Also Known As:

Anchorman 2  »

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Box Office

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

Kirsten Dunst:  as "Eltrousias of the Clouds," the Valkyrie-like goddess of battle. See more »

Goofs

There are shots of World-Wide Plaza in the NYC skyline. It wasn't built until 1989. See more »

Quotes

[At Madison Square Park, Ron runs into Jack Lime and his team]
Ron Burgundy: [shocked] What the hell?
Jack Lime: Well, hello, Ron. You out for a jog?
Ron Burgundy: Jack Lime!
[Parents and children scatter away]
Ron Burgundy: Where's everyone going? Please, I don't have time to talk, okay? I have to be somewhere.
Jack Lime: Well, that's funny. 'Cause I got nowhere to be because you pretty much destroyed my career. Do you realize what it did to me, by making myself call me "Jack Lame"?
[yells]
Jack Lime: It was a living hell!
[panting]
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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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Written by Holly Knight
Performed by John Waite
Courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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