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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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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

When speaking with Empire Magazine, director Adam McKay confirmed that there won't be plans to make a third film. See more »

Goofs

When the guys meet Brian for the first time there is a modern digital thermostat on the wall behind them. See more »

Quotes

Wes Mantooth: With the things I've done in my life, oh I know I'm going to burn in hell. So I sure as shit ain't afraid to burn here on earth.
Ron Burgundy: Oh my goodness! That's the most badass thing I've ever heard!
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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 »

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

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Feels So Good
Written & Performed by Chuck Mangione
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7.2...are you crazy?!
31 December 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The words escape me when it comes to reviewing this movie...before I start, you should know, i'm a massive comedy fan, and enjoyed the first anchorman quite a lot, and also that this is my first review because the disappointment and anger this movie caused made me have to write a review...this movie was the biggest waste of my time and money, and had I not been with company,I would've left half way through.

To be fair to the movie, the first 1 hour was okay, promising, and had a few laughs, but as the movie went on it descended into utter garbage, cheap humour and extremely drawn out scenes. The 'plot' was just...insane, I literally couldn't believe what I was watching, the movie was mainly just shouting and stupid noises, the same joke drawn out 100 times, no plot, no substance, no nothing. When I checked IMDb, I was honestly expecting to see somewhere between 3-4, I nearly fell out my seat when I saw 7.2, this movie probably would've made more sense if you cut up the scenes into a complete random order. Truly a 1/10 movie.


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