Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

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"Bigger. Better. Burgundy-er."
  • R
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 59 min
  • 6.3  (190,313)
  • 61

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a comedy film released in 2013, directed by Adam McKay and starring Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, and Steve Carell. The movie is a sequel to the 2004 hit film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, which follows the story of a news anchor and his team in the 1970s. Set in the 1980s, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues follows the return of Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) and his news team – including Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), Brian Fontana (Paul Rudd), Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), and Champ Kind (David Koechner) – as they try to make a comeback in the news industry. After losing their jobs to a new network, Burgundy and his team decide to join a 24-hour cable news channel run by the eccentric Kench Allenby (Josh Lawson).

As they try to find their way in this new world of news broadcasting, Burgundy and his team face many challenges and obstacles. With his trademark humor and outrageous one-liners, Burgundy struggles to adapt to the new format of news broadcasting and the changing times. The team has to deal with a flamboyant restaurant owner (Kristen Wiig), a rival news team led by Jack Lime (James Marsden), and a powerful businessman (Greg Kinnear) who wants to buy out the news channel.

Throughout the movie, we see Burgundy and his team navigating the various challenges they face, while still trying to uphold their journalistic integrity. Along the way, we see familiar characters returning, such as the loveable and clueless weatherman Brick Tamland, who falls in love with a receptionist (Meagan Good), and the over-the-top sportscaster Champ Kind, who becomes obsessed with being a news anchor.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues also introduces new characters, such as the beautiful and talented African American news anchor Linda Jackson (Meagan Good), who challenges the team's sexist attitudes, and the dastardly and manipulative network executive Linda Jackson (James Marsden) who uses his good looks and charm to succeed.

The movie is packed with many hilarious moments, from the team's unexpected encounter with a lighthouse, to Burgundy's attempts to impress Jackson by learning to play the flute. But alongside the laughs, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues also explores the themes of friendship, loyalty, and the importance of staying true to oneself.

As the movie reaches its climax, we see Burgundy and his team face their biggest challenge yet – a breaking news story that threatens to destroy the news channel, and the team's reputation. Burgundy and his team must work together to uncover the truth, and restore their journalistic integrity.

Overall, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a worthy sequel to its predecessor, packed with humor, heart, and memorable moments. The movie celebrates the absurdity of the news industry, while also exploring the challenges and obstacles that journalists face. Whether you're a fan of the first movie or new to the franchise, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is an entertaining and hilarious watch that will leave you laughing until the very end.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 59 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 61.

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  • Release Date
    2013
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 59 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (190,313)
  • Metascore
    61