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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)  »

Also Known As:

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 3 characters smoked cigarettes. See more »

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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: I have a black man that follows me everywhere when it's sunny.
Ron Burgundy: Actually, I think that's your shadow Brick.
Brick Tamland: I call him Leon, he's about half as tall as I am, depending on what time of day it is. He likes to play the timpani, and he is a water color.
Ron Burgundy: What happens to him when it gets cloudy outside?
Brick Tamland: He goes home.
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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 Mike & Mike: Episode dated 5 June 2013 (2013) See more »

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Written by Alex Wurman
[from Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)]
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Terribly disappointed
28 December 2013 | by (Alberta) – See all my reviews

Liking the first movie a lot, I was looking forward for months the second movie. The trailers and hype built up was huge. I saw it last night and it was awful. No story line, jumps from scene to scene. The jokes weren't funny, and when you do laugh it was minor. Steve's role was stupid as all he does is mumble words. I was happy when it was over and feel bad they ruined a good thing. How it got over a 7 rating here is beyond me.

They could have had any story line better than the one they did. It bounced all over so much it was horrible. How about a GNN launch but a battle with another news team for the lead. This was minimal in the movie. Please save your money for a movie well made and an ounce of thought put into it.


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