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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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Storyline

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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Release Date:

18 December 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anchorman 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$127,352,707

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$172,952,707
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The network GNN is taken from the real-life Philippine news channel of the same name. The logo is even the same one as the Philippine news channel. It's also a way to reference, but not directly use, CNN as the news channel. See more »

Goofs

The news headlines running at the bottom of the screen during Ron's broadcast do not run in real time - they pause for many seconds during cuts then continue again when cutting back to Ron broadcasting. See more »

Quotes

Brick Tamland: The beauty of this soda machine pales in comparison to your beauty.
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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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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 December 2013 (2013) See more »

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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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