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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... MacGruber
... Vicki
... Piper
... Dieter Von Cunth
... Colonel Faith
... Casey
... Yerik Novikov
... Hoss
... Zeke
... Constantine (as Tim Murphy)
Kevin Skousen ... Senator Garver
Robert M. Reid ... Priest
Jim Giesler ... Janitor (as Jimmy G. Giesler)
... Frank Korver
... 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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Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

21 May 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chief Mac Gruber... en drasei  »

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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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in 28 days and 2 days of re-shooting. See more »

Goofs

The newspaper mentions September 19, 2010, as a Saturday. It was a Sunday. See more »

Quotes

MacGruber: Relax Vicki this is just like Nicaragua...
Vicki St. Elmo: I got shot in Nicaragua!
MacGruber: This is nothing like Nicaragua.
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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 »


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Baker Street
Written and Performed by Gerry Rafferty
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Trashy at times, but most always funny
22 May 2010 | by See all my reviews

Seeing as there are only 14 reviews at the time of writing this, I decided to add my say.

Most importantly this movie needs to be viewed as it is intended. It is a parody of what I'll dub as the 80's action sub-genre. Parodies have to be measured on a separate scale. In my opinion they're generally silly movies with goofy characters, ridiculous plots, and a few cringe-worthy moments. They are this way because of their nature; they exist to poke fun at prior works or themes. The good parodies are really enjoyable, and I classify MacGruber as a good parody.

I saw this at my local theater last night and while there weren't many other viewers, there was an almost steady stream of laughs throughout the movie. MacGruber picks up fast and lays out the comedy. There weren't any lapses where I was checking my watch.

However, to enjoy this movie you must be able to stomach some raunch. More than once I instinctively put my hand over my eyes shaking my head in somewhat disbelief that they "went there." However, at each of these times, I was still laughing, as was much of the audience. This movie pushes the limits, but if you can handle it, you'll come out with a smile on your face and chuckle as you think back on the ridiculousness of it all.


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