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

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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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Jim Carrey, Marion Cotillard:  as Canadian anchors. See more »

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When Ron Burgundy asks, "Know what movie I watch every Christmas?" Brian Fantana says, "Six Pack with Kenny Rogers?" See more »

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Mack Tannen: You guys got room in this battle for an old war horse?
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A poor sequel that rehashes old material and has none of the charm
8 April 2014 | by (San Antonio) – See all my reviews

I love the first Anchorman. Yeah, it was dumb, but it had charm to it and it was instantly quotable and fun. With all that said, a sequel wasn't necessary although it has become a very popular comedy as of late. So now we have the return of Ron Burgundy and his gang and it ultimately lives up to what most comedy sequels tend to be: useless tripe.

Good: I will say there are some laughs to be had here. Carrell gets a couple, Marsden gets a good first scene, and Ferrell gets a couple of good lines. The cameos were amusing as well. It's also always good to see Meagan Good in anything.

Bad: The problem here is basically just a bunch of re-dos. It's them doing the material from the first movie again only with far less success this time around. The lightning in a bottle is gone and so we are exposed to just tiresome jokes and a rampant abuse of stupid humor that gets old way too quickly. Brick's role here becomes overbearing and adding Kristen Wiig as his love interest doesn't help either. There's a lack of charm to it because it seems the main concern is to repeat the jokes from the original or add jokes that go nowhere. Then there's that kid in the movie who I swear is one of the worst kid actors I've seen in quite some time. Whether he was told to act stupid or that's just his range, then please keep him away from any movie from now on.

Overall, it was a big disappointment because I was looking forward to it. Unfortunately, it lacked the spark the original had to make the ludicrous situations work.


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