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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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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$2,175,312 (USA) (14 March 2014)
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Bad and not in a good way. Really bad.
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Newsman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is fired, and then goes to work at Sea World where he seen by Freddie Shapp (Dylan Baker) who produces the Global News Network (GNN). Burgundy is hired and gets his old team back together. They go to New York.

I needed to get this out of my system. From the promos a while back One would think this is the biggest and hottest movie in some time. One would think, but One would be wrong. This is not funny, the promos weren't funny either. Before the movie was released this Burgundy character was all over the TV airwaves selling Chrysler cars and trucks. Unbelievable. Why? Why? Why? This is what One mumbles to Oneself 24/7.

It is very hard to believe that adults actually made this movie. Nothing worked. No funny lines, no funny sight gags either although they did try especially with Steve Carell's character Brick. I have other words for this movie in mind and I am trying myself to restrain myself. I never saw Anchorman 1, so I cannot make that comparison. Why? Why? Why? See, still doing it.

They even took a page from the first Borat movie when Burgundy is invited to his girlfriend's house for dinner. And, of course, disaster ensues. Again, I am restraining myself. Can't you tell? Huh?

I will have to go on bended knee to the Movie Gods and ask their forgiveness for watching something that should not be watched much less having been made in the first place. I have vowed once again to never watch a Will Ferrell movie unless it's a drama (he's good at that). I hope the Movie Gods will be merciful.

There is absolutely no point in continuing with this. Why? Why? Why? Still at it. (1/10)

Violence: Yes in an alleged comical way that wasn't so humorous. Sex: No. Nudity: No. Language: No. Some soft stuff only and not much of it.


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