Frequently Asked Questions
MacGruber is based on a Saturday Night Live skit of the same name. The skit itself was a parody of the TV series MacGyver (1985) (1985-1992). The screenplay for MacGruber was written by the Saturday Night Live screenwriting team of Will Forte and John Solomon along with American filmmaker Jorma Taccone, who also directed the movie.
"Touch and Go" by Emerson, Lake, and Powell is the song that plays during the montage as he checks off the names on his list.
This comedy was released rated R in theaters worldwide. In the US, the DVD and Blu-ray disc releases contain this version alongside a longer unrated cut which adds more story and dialogue as well as more spicy material.