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(2010)

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Grossed just shy of its $10,000,000 budget. Parade listed it as the second biggest box office flop of 2010.
When one of the Ecuadorian kids steals the necklace from MacGruber, he says "Chupamelo, MacGruber", in Spanish it means "Suck my d*ck, MacGruber".
The cast includes six active (at the time) WWE wrestlers: Dalip Singh ("The Great Khali"), Glen Jacobs ("Kane"), Paul Wight ("The Big Show"), Mark Henry, Chris Jericho, and Antonio Banks ("MVP").
Jorma Taccone's feature film directing debut.
Shot in 28 days and 2 days of re-shooting.
According to director Jorma Taccone, the first draft of the script was 175 pages.
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Maya Rudolph was about 8 months pregnant when she shot her scenes as MacGruber's wife.
Suffered one of the biggest theatrical fall-offs in recent cinema history when it dropped from 2,546 cinemas to only 177 in the US in just three weeks.
Jorma Taccone, the films director, plays a drinking game on the DVDs commentary track where he takes a drink of beer every time MacGruber's name or any variation of it is used in a line of dialogue. He drank four beers.
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Will Forte owns the Mazda Miata that MacGruber drives in the film.
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Kristen Wiig shot her sex scene on her birthday.
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.
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The Pentagon scenes were actually shot on location at the Pentagon.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

In the first sex scene, Vicki is constantly moving her head side to side. The reason is because Will Forte's (Macgruber) sweat was dripping onto Kristen Wiig's (Vicki) face.
Director Jorma Taccone assumed he would get the film an NC-17 rating because of the sex scenes.

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