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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.

Director:

Jorma Taccone
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Forte ... MacGruber
Kristen Wiig ... Vicki
Ryan Phillippe ... Piper
Val Kilmer ... Dieter Von Cunth
Powers Boothe ... Colonel Faith
Maya Rudolph ... Casey
Rhys Coiro ... Yerik Novikov
Andy Mackenzie ... Hoss
Jasper Cole ... Zeke
Timothy V. Murphy ... Constantine (as Tim Murphy)
Kevin Skousen Kevin Skousen ... Senator Garver
Robert M. Reid Robert M. Reid ... Priest
Jim Giesler Jim Giesler ... Janitor (as Jimmy G. Giesler)
Chris Jericho ... Frank Korver
Mark Henry ... 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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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

21 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chief Mac Gruber... en drasei See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,043,495, 23 May 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,460,995, 6 June 2010
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The second movie (the other being Bridesmaids) in which Maya Rudolph plays a bride and Kristen Wiig is her best friend. See more »

Goofs

When MacGruber is shown in his dress uniform, he has no Medal of Honor or several of the other medals he was supposed to have won as described earlier in the movie. See more »

Quotes

MacGruber: All right, we got a nuclear warhead to... Holy shit!
[sees a mass of confusing wires inside the missile nose-cone]
Vicki St. Elmo: What's wrong, MacGruber?
MacGruber: What the fuck is this!
Lt. Dixon Piper: lt's a warhead, MacGruber. You can defuse it, right?
MacGruber: Are you kidding me? Look at all this crap. There's, like, a million wires in here. l'm more like a three-wire guy.
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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

References Men of Honor (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Take Me Home Tonight
Written by Mick Leeson and Peter Vale (as Peter Benson Vale)
Contains sample of "Be My Baby"
Written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector
Performed by Eddie Money
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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much better than critics or reviewers tend to believe
17 September 2010 | by turkishpirateSee all my reviews

just watched this, after many told me not to. got to say that it was well worth it. forget what every review and critic has said about this film. it's just silly fun and should be enjoyed as such. not since zoolander has an American comedy delivered such stylistically authentic humour throughout the whole film. I understand that a lot of critics have used the SNL link to belittle this movie. however, fans of SNL and those who have never seen the sketches will be mutually entertained. there is enough here to satisfy both camps. supporting cast play their roles well, which must've been hard given the sheer commitment to character that Forte and Wiig demonstrate. i'll never forget that macgruber introduced me to the concept of an "upper decker". I am the better for it.


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