Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) Synopsis
The on-going adventures of San Diego's top-rated, legendary newsman.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Ferrell and his longtime collaborator Adam McKay have a unique gift for creating characters that are human car wrecks yet somehow win our...
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Total Film

Bigger and broader than before, Ron’s return occasionally feels like autocue’d sequel-making. But it spikes old news with enough fresh...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

It’s a stacked lineup, and considering the profound un-funniness of so many Hollywood comedies, the fact that the film bats somewhere...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
When is a movie fall-down funny even when some scenes fall flat on their fat ones? When it's Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
No manner of bizarre distraction can keep Anchorman's hapless hero from his mission: "I'm going to do what God put Ron Burgundy on this...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Yet it's very funny, a disappointment only to those who expect to see something bold and new.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The movie cleverly spoofs the 24-hour TV news cycle, as well as sexism and racism in the workplace. Not every scene is equally funny, of...
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By Ian Buckwalter
It's impossible for all of them to work, but the sheer volume of material, delivered by a cast dedicated to the absolute absurdity of the...
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By Scott Foundas
A modestly less quotable but generously funny new adventure for scotch-and-mahogany-loving 1970s newsman Ron Burgundy.
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Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
The good news is that Anchorman 2 is pretty funny. It's also more rambling and hit-or-miss than its predecessor, which means, thankfully,...
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Comedic Insanity

By ahmccaffrey
Feels like a two-hour Will Ferrel SNL skit. Completely over the top, ridiculous, and totally understanding of the fact that they cannot repeat the gloriousness of the first one. So they just went...

Give me a Break!

By Tyfonmannen
This is a horrible and stupid film. there is no story line, no plot and no theme. The acting is poor and mediocre at best and You've seen everything before in a C rated college movie from the...

Aimless Mess that Misses the Mark

By mongojoe
What a disappointment. Two hours of unfunny, too-random, strained attempts at humor. This is Will Ferrel's worst film, by far. It's as though they drafted a plot outline on a cocktail napkin, and...

Didn't have high hopes...

By jnespeca
After seeing overplayed comedy sequels tank (ahem, Austin Powers franchise), I went in expecting a dud, with overplayed versions of the same jokes from the first movie. This one exceeded expectations!...

Not what I expected

By nmiller495
I expected a hilarious Will Ferrell movie that measures up to the first. This was not at all what I expected. It had its funny parts but it seemed like they were trying too hard and the jokes just...

Not worth it

By dacey27
Though there are some laughs, i truly lost brain cells. I would not spend money to see at a theater. if you HAVE to see it, wait for dvd...

Still Classy

By LBlount
Ron Burgundy and the gang are back to save America from bland news and mediocre hairstyles. While there's an occasional scene that last a few minutes too long, the movie delivers exactly what we...

Waste of time and money !!!

By jeffmiamiwade
Do not waste your money on this movie !! Pathetic !! You would have to be "high" in order to enjoy this one !! I NEVER write reviews but you will thank me when your on your death bed wanting this ...

Anchorman 2

By thekochs10
Will Farrell does not disapoint again. Movie ruined as soon as it got to the ice skating. If you hadn't gone there I might have been able to say so-so but you were the same as always, a...

It has its moments.

By Way2Poppy
Okay, if you're looking for the movie to meet or exceed the first one, wait to rent. If you enjoyed the first one and want to see something as silly, by all means go. Just don't set your expectations...

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Rated PG-13 | For Crude and sexual content, drug use, language and comic violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Burgundy returns in irreverent sequel with innuendo galore.
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