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MacGruber (2010)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  21 May 2010 (USA)
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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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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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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 »

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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

Vicki St. Elmo: Where were you?
MacGruber: Sorry, I just took an upper decker in the bathroom.
Vicki St. Elmo: A what?
MacGruber: An upper decker, its when you take a dump in the water tank instead of bowl, never mind.
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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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Written and Performed by Jon Kull
Courtesy of Megatrax Production Music
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I'm somewhat at a loss for words
21 May 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Movies that are based on Saturday Night Live sketches usually fall flat at the box office. Its hard to stretch one little sketch into a full length film obviously. Magruber is not a film for the sensitive. It is very vulgar and its hero is more annoying then anything else. Will Forte just doesn't chew the scenery, he grinds it into baby food! Val Kilmer pretty much does the same as the bad guy. What made me like this film isn't its star, but Kristen Wiig as Vicki and Ryan Phillippe as Lt. Piper. They both give great comic performances. Wiig has a howlingly funny moment in the coffee shop while shes wearing a wire. Actually the real hero of the film is Piper, if it hadn't been for him Magruber would have been dead several times over. In addition, Powers Boothe gives a great performance as Magruber's frustrated commanding officer. I wanted to mention that I learned something watching this film, I didn't know what a double decker was, now I do.


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