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MacGruber (2010)

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Former special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his arch-enemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, D.C.

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Yerik Novikov
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Constantine (as Tim Murphy)
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Senator Garver
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Frank Korver
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Tut Beemer
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Storyline

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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Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

21 May 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chief Mac Gruber... en drasei  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Lee David Zlotoff, creator of the TV series MacGyver (1985), felt that his legal right to make a film version of his series was compromised with the release of MacGruber (2010). His lawyer sent several cease-and-desist letters to the production company and met with litigators although ultimately, no legal action was taken. See more »

Goofs

Each time MacGruber is handling a grenade it has a blue painted top. This blue indicates that the grenades are dummies and can not explode. See more »

Quotes

Col. James Faith: They were nice funerals.
MacGruber: Yeah. What did you think of my eulogies?
Col. James Faith: Very touching. I might have cut back on the F-words a little.
MacGruber: Well, they were fucking great guys. And this is a fucking asshole of a day.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits there is a scene showing MacGruber standing on a tree branch playing a saxophone See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ryan Phillippe/Ke$ha (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

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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User Reviews

 
MacGruber is Funny
22 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm guessing most of the people who are hating on this movie haven't seen it yet. The bottom line is that it is very funny. It definitely earned the R rating with loads of crude jokes, language, situations and content. If you like over the top humor, then this film is for you. It doesn't play out really like the SNL skits. The movie stands on its own, with MacGruber rounding up a team to take on Dieter Von Cunth. The hilarity ensues immediately, with joke after joke scoring big laughs. You will see MacGruber improvise, score with the ladies(live or dead) and get revenge on a couple occasions. MacGruber had our theater laughing hard throughout the film.


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