Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues parents guide

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Will Ferrell reprises his role as the egotistical anchorman and takes on a 24 hour news station.

Overall C-

Anchorman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is back in this sequel that continues to spoof the news industry. Also starring are Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and David Koechner in a script promising the same sexual humor as the last time you tuned in.

Violence B-
Sexual Content D
Profanity C-
Substance Use D+

Why is Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues PG-13 for crude and sexual content, drug use, language and comic violence.

Run Time: 118 minutes

Official Movie Site

Read Our Full Review & Parent Discussion Questions Here

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues rated PG-13? Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude and sexual content, drug use, language and comic violence.

Violence: (All violence is within a comedic context.) During a verbal dispute, a man punches another man. In another argument, a man attempts to punch a woman but misses—she responds by punching him in the face. A group of men and women, all representing competing news teams, meet in a large park and begin a hand-to-hand battle that soon involves other non-ammunition weapons; some minor injuries are seen and an obviously fake eyeball is seen stuck to the end of a hockey stick. Contemplating suicide, a man prepares a noose to hang from, but his attempt humorously fails. Many scenes include verbal confrontation.

Sexual Content: Frequent sexual references, discussion and innuendo are heard throughout. An unmarried man and woman begin engaging sexual activity—no explicit details are seen. Characters discuss masturbation, sexually transmitted diseases, unwanted pregnancies and other topics using a variety of crude and clinical sexual terms.

Language: A single sexual expletive is used. A variety of other profanities are heard throughout, along with multiple uses of terms of Christian deity as expletives. Derogatory remarks toward various individuals and groups are heard including gays, lesbians and followers of Haitian Vodou.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A man is about to use crack cocaine while on television, the film cuts to the next scene where he and others are being arrested. A later comment jokes about using this illegal substance. A man is seen drinking in a number of scenes, at one point appearing to be inebriated and it is implied he has a drinking problem. A character is seen with a cigarette.

Page last updated

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse and Sexual Language, Sexually Suggestive Scene, Violence.
Alberta 14A Language May Offend, Crude Content.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Young Children, Crude Content, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language May Offend. Tobacco Use.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video

News About "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues"

Cast and Crew

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is directed by Adam McKay and stars Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues movie is April 1, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Release Date: 4 April 2014

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues releases to home video in a Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD), which includes the following bonus materials:

3 Versions of the Movie

-Super-Sized R-Rated Version – with 763 New Jokes!

- Original Theatrical Version

- Unrated Version

Over 4 Hours of Bonus Content

- Commentary with Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Steve Carrell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner (Unrated Version)

- 5 Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes:

-Newsroom - Inside the making of the film o RV

- Dissecting the RV tumble o News Fight

- Inside the biggest, baddest all-star celebrity brawl

- Baxter & Doby

- The lovable animals of Anchorman 2

- Anchorman 2: The Musical - A look at the musical sequel that almost was

Over 90 Minutes of Deleted and Alternate Scenes

- 2 Line-O-Rama’s – Outtakes!

- Rare Cast Audition Tapes

- 2 Gag Reels

- Cast Table Reads – Original Script Read-Throughs

- And Much More!

Related home video titles:

This movie is the sequel to the 2004 film, Anchorman (also called Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy). Behind the scenes of the news industry is also examined in Morning Glory, Groundhog Day and the more serious Mad City.