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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 18 December 2013 (USA)
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With the 1970s behind him, San Diego's top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York City's first twenty-four-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 USA:

$26,232,425, 22 December 2013, Wide Release

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Liam Neeson: As the head of the History Channel. See more »


The graphics for GNN broadcasts feature stock tickers and news crawls. Stock tickers were not generally used until the early '90s and news crawls not frequently used before 2001. 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 »


Spoofs Ice Castles (1978) See more »


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Worst sequel in the history of sequels.
2 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

I am so glad I didn't have to pay to see this movie and I had a gift card instead. This movie was terrible to say the least. I had very high expectations for this movie because I was such a huge fan of the first Anchorman. It seemed like the entire movie was just made up on the spot and filmed and there was no rehearsing at all. I'm sure for a lot of people this was a highly anticipated movie and instead it was absolute crap. I have advised all of my friends to save their money for a better movie and rent it when it comes out if you must watch it. I definitely will not be buying this movie when it comes out. Very disappointed. Just do yourself a favor and go see Wolf of Wallstreet or something else. Worst Will Ferrell movie in a LONG time.

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