Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues 2014 CC

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Seven years after capturing the heart of his co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is offered the chance of lifetime: to be in on the world’s first 24-hour global cable news network, GNN, in New York City. The newsman quickly rounds up his classic news team – sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner), man on the street Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and weatherman Brick Tamland (Steve Carell) – and heads to The Big Apple. Upon arriving, he is quickly challenged by his strong female boss, Linda Jackson (Meagan Good), Australian multi-millionaire network owner Kench Allenby (Josh Lawson) and a chiseled popular lead anchor, Jack Lime (James Marsden). It’s up to Ron and the team to find their own way to the top of news – and the top of the ratings.

Starring:
Will Ferrell, Steve Carell
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Product Details

Discs
  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Runtime 1 hour 59 minutes
Starring Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Meagan Good, James Marsden
Director Adam McKay
Genres Comedy
Studio PARAMOUNT
Rental release 28 April 2014
Main languages English
Subtitles English
Hearing impaired subtitles English
Discs
  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Runtime 1 hour 59 minutes
Starring Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Meagan Good, James Marsden
Director Adam McKay
Genres Comedy
Studio PARAMOUNT
Rental release 28 April 2014
Main languages English

Other Formats

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mr. A. J. Richards on 18 May 2014
Format: DVD
I am not going to trounce all over Anchorman 2, there is just enough gags and tomfoolery that gets some proper belly laughs to justify watching it. Thats about as recommendable as i am likely to be though.
We get reacquainted with the supporting characters who, in the first movie, seemed important at the beginning but ultimately had little to do with story as it progressed, and they get to go through the same motion here.
The black jokes and black dinner sequence were clichéd and insipid. Everyone has heard a white person or comedian imitate a black person thousands of times and seeing Will Ferrell do it is not much funnier. Brick's(Carell) role here becomes overbearing and it is like they have all suddenly become caricatures of their original characters. It has a good opening, vibrant half an hour but once the bloated, cameo-filled fight happens toward the end you will almost be nodding off.
At the end of it, it felt like a high school reunion with people you determine were more joyless than endearingly nerdy. The first movie was charming and satirical, its dour sequel is funny in places but too over zealous and re-hashed in its style. Nothing classy about this.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Door Peeper on 12 May 2014
Format: DVD
Anchorman was great but number two is errr....a number two!
Unfunny and desperate for laughs which were either cringe-making in the bad sense or just plain not funny.
If the whole film could've been as funny as the funny bits it would've been a top film but sadly, it was just a shambles of dire jokes.
Great shame.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Mrs Orvitz on 8 May 2014
Format: DVD
After a long wait , I finally settled down and watched without doubt the worst will Ferrell film ever ,and honestly there have been some real howlers .This was a prime example of a film made with no script .
It just stumbles along at no real pace and with a few very poor gags that's it
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By fraser gray on 14 July 2014
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
Great blue ray movie is really funny
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Format: Blu-ray
I maybe alone but after the hype of the first movie, when I watched the original Anchorman. I didn't laugh once. Then one night I watched a re run on TV as I nearly always give a film a second chance, for some reason it all fell into place and I didn't stop laughing.
I approached Anchorman 2 as most do a sequel with trepidation, but I loved it, Extremely funny though not as quotable as the first as funny a film as I have seen in a long time.
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By stuart heath on 5 July 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Not as good as the first but still very funny. The gag reel is an absolute must!
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Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Multi package quickly, pity about my choice of DVD on this occasion, not as good as the first.
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Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
The first one was great, but this one was so far off.
I laughed in parts, but the majority of the time the film just dragged. I felt like the film was trying way to hard to be funny, which made it so unfunny and even though the film is supposed to be daffed like the first one, and any other Will Farrell film, it just didn't work.

This is a cringe worthy film and Christina Applegate is a s*** actress. I'm going to sell this film now. It maybe worth a watch, but not at £15 which is the price I bought it for.
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