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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)  »

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Anchorman 2  »

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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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A role was offered to Jennifer Lawrence but she had to decline due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

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Jet Airliner was credited as written by The Steve Miller Band when in fact it was written by Paul Pena and just performed by The Steve Miller Band. See more »

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Ron Burgundy: Andre the Giant gave a surprisingly nimble foot rub.
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Terrible movie
22 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

This was one of the worst movies I have watched in quite sometime.The fist movie was fantastic and I still quote it to this day...

Sadly they played the dumb card the entire movie. Only funny parts were raciest. They couldn't make up their mind on what they wanted to do with this movie and brought in elements from the first that shouldn't have been touched.

Sorry this was a waste of time and money. The first movie will forever live in glory but this one will pass away.

If you loved the fist movie I would recommend waiting for DVD or just pass this one.


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