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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

PG-13 | | 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, drug use, language and comic violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 December 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anchorman 2  »

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Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$2,175,312 (USA) (14 March 2014)

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Did You Know?


When the Winnebago is rolling, a bat can be seen flying near the window at one point, in reference to the bats served in Champ's restaurant. See more »


MTV did not exist until 1981, and MTV News did not appear until several years after. See more »


Ron Burgundy: Which one of you pipe hittin bitches can pass the salt?
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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". Brick eats cookies under the table and waves goodbye to the audience. See more »


References Cujo (1983) See more »


Genius Of Love
Written by Adrian Belew, Chris Frantz (as Christopher Frantz), Steven Stanley (as Steven J.C. Stanley) and Tina Weymouth
Performed by Tom Tom Club
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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IMDb should really clean up the mess left by haters...
20 January 2015 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

What to expect more from a comedy than sincere laughter from the beginning to the end??

Yet, Ferrell and his crew (and what a crew!!!) deliver above and beyond pure fun, a strong reflexion on today's news channels mediocrity.

Haters, when they try to massively smash down a movie of that kind (I couldn't figure out why), just look ridiculous and lose all credibility.

If you liked the first Anchorman, are a Ferrell fan, or if you just wanna relax and have a great time, go for it!

Hope you'll enjoy it as much as I just did!!

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