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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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It's Kind of a Big Deal



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, drug use, sexual material and references | 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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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The idea for an Anchorman sequel was first as a musical. See more »


There are shots of World-Wide Plaza in the NYC skyline. It wasn't built until 1989. See more »


[At Madison Square Park, Ron runs into Jack Lime and his team]
Ron Burgundy: [shocked] What the hell?
Jack Lime: Well, hello, Ron. You out for a jog?
Ron Burgundy: Jack Lime!
[Parents and children scatter away]
Ron Burgundy: Where's everyone going? Please, I don't have time to talk, okay? I have to be somewhere.
Jack Lime: Well, that's funny. 'Cause I got nowhere to be because you pretty much destroyed my career. Do you realize what it did to me, by making myself call me "Jack Lame"?
Jack Lime: It was a living hell!
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Crazy Credits

In the "Super Sized R-Rated Version", there is an additional scene after the end credits with Brian Fantana and Champ Kind in a bar trying to pickup some girls while talking dirty to them. See more »


Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.206 (2013) See more »


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Written by Edward Van Halen (as Eddie Van Halen), Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth
Performed by Van Halen
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Terrible, just terrible!
15 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

I must admit that I had extremely low expectations from the start, but this movie was even worse than my expectations. The only reason I watched the whole thing, was because I paid a whole $1.26 for this crap from redbox, and I was going to get my monies worth(not really though). I am so glad that I didn't pay $10 to see this sh!t when it was in theaters. I knew the movie wasn't going to be great when I rented it, but I said, "What the hell, I have nothing else to do today, why not rent Anchorman 2 and kill some time". Never again! Never again will I waste my money on a movie with Will Ferrell in it!! Terrible acting, just terrible, and the jokes aren't even the least bit funny. This movie is just awful!

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