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(2010)

Trivia

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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.
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").
When one of the Ecuadorian kids steals the necklace from MacGruber, he says "Chupamelo, MacGruber", in Spanish it means "Suck my d*ck, MacGruber".
Jorma Taccone's feature film directing debut.
According to director Jorma Taccone, the first draft of the script was 175 pages.
Shot in 28 days and 2 days of re-shooting.
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.
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.
Kristen Wiig shot her sex scene on her birthday.
Maya Rudolph was about 8 months pregnant when she shot her scenes as MacGruber's wife.

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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