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MacGruber (2010)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Romance  |  21 May 2010 (USA)
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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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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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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


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,043,495 (USA) (21 May 2010)


$8,460,995 (USA) (4 June 2010)

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| (unrated)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


According to director Jorma Taccone, the first draft of the script was 175 pages. See more »


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 »


MacGruber: Hoss Bender, dead at the age of who the fuck cares.
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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 »


Love is a Wonderful Thing
Written by Michael Bolton and Andy Goldmark
Performed by Michael Bolton
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

MacGruber is Funny
22 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm guessing most of the people who are hating on this movie haven't seen it yet. The bottom line is that it is very funny. It definitely earned the R rating with loads of crude jokes, language, situations and content. If you like over the top humor, then this film is for you. It doesn't play out really like the SNL skits. The movie stands on its own, with MacGruber rounding up a team to take on Dieter Von Cunth. The hilarity ensues immediately, with joke after joke scoring big laughs. You will see MacGruber improvise, score with the ladies(live or dead) and get revenge on a couple occasions. MacGruber had our theater laughing hard throughout the film.

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