Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Synopsis: 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?
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Adam McKay
Production: Paramount Pictures
  1 win & 23 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.3
Metacritic:
61
Rotten Tomatoes:
75%
PG-13
Year:
2013
119 min
$76,820,043
Website
1,119 Views

He is a child, Ron!

Nah, nah, nah!

He's got hair on his nugs.

He's old enough to hear this.

Your father is a wise man.

I will lock you in a closet!

Veronica, here's the bottom line.

It's a very simple decision.

It's either me or the job.

It doesn't have to

be a choice, Ron.

Don't do this.

Don't throw away everything that

we've worked so hard for.

Me...

...or the job.

SEAWORLD ANNOUNCER:

Hello, and welcome

to the 3:
10 Dolphin

Show at Sea World.

Sponsored by British Petroleum.

B.P. Oil, nature's best friend.

And now, here's your host,

Ron Burgundy.

Good afternoon, everyone.

And welcome to

world-famous Sea World,

here in San Diago, California.

Here's a fun fact, dolphins

aren't fish. They're mammals.

Here's another fun fact,

I haven't felt the loving embrace of

a human being in over three months.

(SOBBING)

I'm so lonely I paid a

hobo to spoon with me.

Let's bring out our

world-class trainers here,

Jesse and Paula.

(AUDIENCE CHEERING)

Thank you. Thank you, Ron.

Sometimes I try to kiss 'em.

(BOTH LAUGHING)

Oh, Ron Burgundy, everyone.

- I want to kiss you.

- No.

- Or I'll kiss your friend.

- No.

How about the two

trainers kiss each other?

What do you say, huh?

So, let's say hello to the stars

of the show, Chippy and Roo-roo!

RON:
For your information,

Chippy was rehabilitated

and Roo-roo is an asshole.

Ooh!

Look, they're swimming

and doing tricks!

Folks, what do you expect?

They're dolphins.

- (CLEARING THROAT)

- (DOLPHIN CLICKING)

What did you say?

Look at you, with

that permanent smile.

You think you're so smart,

with your secret language.

You just fan' out of the

top of your head.

- (IMITATES FARTING)

- (AUDIENCE BOOING)

- You're a punk, Ron Burgundy!

- Boo!

Children and animals hate you,

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Will Ferrell

John William "Will" Ferrell is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. He first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, and has subsequently starred in comedy films such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Talladega Nights (2006), Step Brothers (2008), The Other Guys (2010) and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), all but one of which he co-wrote with his comedy partner Adam McKay. The two also founded the comedy website Funny or Die in 2007. Other films roles include Elf, Old School (both 2003), Blades of Glory (2007), and the animated films Megamind (2010) and The Lego Movie (2014). more…

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