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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

Ron, Veronica, and Brian do not smoke in this film. In the first film, all three characters smoked. See more »

Goofs

During the first sportscast on GNN, the baseball highlights reflect more modern equipment being used, such as the hockey style catcher's mask. See more »

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[a dune buggy arrives with the "ET" team]
Jill Janson, Entertainment Tonight Reporter: It wouldn't be a battle without Jill Janson.
Wendy Van Peele, Entertainment Tonight Reporter: And Wendy Van Peele from "Entertainment News".
BBC News Anchor: Entertainment news is an abomination!
Wendy Van Peele, Entertainment Tonight Reporter: Who are you wearing today? Oh, look, it's your own blood!
Jill Janson, Entertainment Tonight Reporter: Today's celebrity birthday's: none. Today's celebrity deaths: All you trick-ass bitches.
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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 »

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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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