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MacGruber (2010)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  21 May 2010 (USA)
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Ex-special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, D.C.

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In the Dzhugdzhur Mountains, Eastern Siberia, the criminal Dieter Von Cunth steals a Russian X5 nuclear warhead. Colonel James Faith travels to Rio Bamba, Ecuador, with the efficient Lieutenant Dixon Piper to summon the retired special operative MacGruber to retrieve the X5. MacGruber is considered deceased after the death of his beloved wife Casey by his archenemy Cunth in their wedding. MacGruber teams up with Piper and Vicki St. Elmo and they learn that the evil Cunth intends to use the warhead to destroy Washington D.C. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,043,495 (USA) (21 May 2010)

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$8,460,995 (USA) (4 June 2010)
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Trivia

Maya Rudolph was about 8 months pregnant when she shot her scenes as MacGruber's wife. See more »

Goofs

The newspaper (which is dated September 19th) mentions the president's State of the Union Speech. That happens around the end of January. See more »

Quotes

MacGruber: [begging for Piper to join team] Don't make me beg here, because I will do it. I am so sorry, I am so goddamn sorry! Look I'm freaking out here! I killed them! I killed them all! I'm so fucking stupid! I don't know what I'm doing and everybody hates me!
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MacGruber: I will suck your dick, I will suck your fucking dick, just join my team. I'll suck your dick, you can fuck me, you can get fucked by me. You can watch me fuck something? Just point at something in the room and I'll fuck it for you! ...
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After the credits there is a scene showing MacGruber standing on a tree branch playing a saxophone See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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MacGruber's Theme
Written by Katreese Barnes, Will Forte, John Solomon & Jorma Taccone
Performed by Cornbread Compton & The Silver Lake Chorus
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Macgruber!
6 December 2010 | by (Howell, MI USA) – See all my reviews

I had three reactions when watching this film. Laughing out loud, smirking and then yawning. Not a very good combination. If it was just the first two, it would of been better. The comedy in this film at some parts really had me laughing a lot, but then they tried to get serious at some points and it ruined it. The cast was great to horrible. Will Forte is Macgruber and he was just hilarious. Kristen Wiig was his sidekick and she was just OK. Some parts she was pretty funny, but only a few. Ryan Phillippe was also part of the Macgruber team and I don't know why. He played a serious character that really didn't have any funny parts and one disturbing part. Val Kilmer was the villain and he was horrible. He looked out of shape and sick. Back in his prime, when he was young, he was great at comedies, but that time is gone now. The story line was pretty bad, but it was suppose to be that way since it was a spoof made up in Saturday Night Live. So they had to rely on the comedy, which worked sorta. For the most part, it was a better movie that was brought up by SNL, but not one of the best. All I know is that Will Forte is a pretty funny guy and his character proved that, just wish the film and the rest of the cast was better.


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