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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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Anchorman 2  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Marion Cotillard is drinking Laughing Clown Malt Liquor at the final brawl scene, a reference to Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006). See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the Winnebago scene there is a 1986-1993 Volvo 240 station wagon (as it has the two big plastic headlights rather than the four square glass headlights on models built prior to 1986). See more »

Quotes

Ron Burgundy: Don't just have a great night, have an *American* night.
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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 »

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Referenced in Film '72: Episode dated 26 November 2014 (2014) See more »

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Walter's Sonata
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Disregard other reviews. Watch this movie. You will laugh out loud non stop
11 April 2014 | by (Turkmenistan) – See all my reviews

Now i never ever have written a review for anything. But this movie was so funny that i got on here created an account just to tell everybody that this movie is by far the funniest film I've seen in the last 5 years. Its legit laugh out loud material. Ron Burgundy stays killin it as usual. If you don't think this movie is funny, then YOU don't know funny. Its like all the reviews saying this movie is so over the top it had too many jokes it was a disappointment is like going to the strip club and then saying that it had to many boobies inside and it was over the top and a disappointment. I just don't get how anybody could not be comically satisfied after watching this film.


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