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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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It's Kind of a Big Deal

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

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18 December 2013 (USA)  »

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Anchorman 2  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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

At one point, Brick says "I ain't afraid of no ghost." Co-star Kristen Wiig would later star in the female-led remake of Ghostbusters (2016). See more »

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Ron is told by his doctor: "Looks as if both optic nerves are separated from their respective corneas .... No other way to put this, but you're blind". The optic nerve does not attach to the cornea, therefore a separation of the two is a normal finding and would not result in blindness. If the optic nerve separates from the retina, on the other hand, blindness ensues. See more »

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Champ Kind: I believe in two things: Chicken, and that the census is a way for the UN to make your children gay.
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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 »

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Laundromat Love Song
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Complete and total fail
30 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

AM2 is one of the biggest disappointments for a sequel I can ever recall seeing on the big screen. AM1 was silly, and sophomoric but it held together based on a cohesive, simple story line that was made funny by the characters. AM2 is a complete cash grab and I hope that anyone associated with this film is ashamed for what they helped produce. This movie is not funny, it is not well made, it is not well written. It has some of the worst acting, forced acting, and under utilized acting you will ever see in a film. The cameos were too little too late, the racial jokes were distasteful and old. Farrell blew up everything he could from AM1 to fill time.. Sex panther, News Anchor Fight, etc. etc. Please tell anyone you know that hasn't seen this, not to. It shouldn't make another dollar, its that bad.


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