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MacGruber is a American action comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same nameitself a parody of action-adventure macgrubet series MacGyver. The film has since been labeled a cult classic. In eastern Siberia ‘s Dzhugdzhur MountainsDieter Von Cunth and his men take control of the X-5 missile, which has a nuclear warhead.
In EcuadorCol. Jim Faith and Lt. The two men find him meditating in a chapel, and try to convince him to retrieve the warhead. MacGruber recruits all but his long-time friend Vicki St. Elmo and Brick Hughes.
MacGruber meets Faith and Piper on a tarmac, while his team is in a van with his homemade C-4 explosives. The van explodes, killing the team and MacGruber is removed from the case. MacGruber convinces Piper to form a new team, now including Vicki.
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The group travels to Cunth’s nightclub in Las Vegas. MacGruber gets on stage and announces who he is, his intentions, and where he will be the next day. The team sets up a sting operation with Vicki portraying MacGruber. With Vicki disguised as Bender and Piper disguised as MacGruber, the team breaks into a warehouse macgrjber stop Cunth from getting the passwords to operate the rocket. MacGruber distracts the guards and Piper kills most of the men, but is unable to stop the transfer of the pass codes.
The team goes to a charity event Cunth is holding and Cunth’s guards throw MacGruber out. MacGruber returns to the Pentagon where Faith reprimands him and takes him off of the case.
Piper survives since he was wearing a bulletproof vest, but leaves since MacGruber used him as protection. Vicki and MacGruber return to Vicki’s house where mmacgruber two have sex. MacGruber goes to his wife’s grave in shame, but her ghost gives her blessing. MacGruber then has sex with the ghost of his wife on her tombstone. Upon returning to Vicki’s house, MacGruber discovers that Cunth has kidnapped her and what Cunth’s plan is: Cunth calls MacGruber to gloat, but Scrupt traces the call.
MacGruber and Piper make their way into Cunth’s compound. Soldiers capture MacGruber and Piper and bring them to Vicki and the missile. The group overpowers Cunth and his men and MacGruber handcuffs Cunth to a handrail. MacGruber removes the nuclear component and guidance system before his team escapes as the missile explodes. Six months later, MacGruber and Vicki are getting married.
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Also present at the wedding as ghosts are his dead team members. MacGruber saves Vicki, and wcript Cunth before throwing him off a cliff behind the altar, shooting him with a machine gun and launching a grenade as he falls, incinerating the corpse, and finally urinating on it at the foot of the cliff. Club. The advertisements led the character and sketches to receive a wider level of popularity.
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Following the success of the advertisements, creator Lorne Michaels approached Forte, Taccone, and writer John Solomon with the idea to produce a MacGruber film, and they were at first skeptical. They began pitching ideas for a potential feature-length adaption, deciding first and foremost it would not be the sketch repeated for its entire runtime.
To this end, it is considerably more deadpan in its parody, with most characters outside MacGruber designed “as serious as possible. The film was written while simultaneously producing a weekly episode of SNLand the show’s production process left the trio fully deprived of sleep. This led to sequences deemed “crazier,” such as a scene involving celery. It was subsequently re-written under budgetary concerns, which mostly involved deleting scenes containing special effects.
Following a short six-week period of preparation,  the film was shot between August 10 and September 13, in AlbuquerqueNew Mexico. Keeping in line with their sources for parody, the filmmakers opted for cinematography emulating the style of blockbuster action films.
This involved most prominently using smoke machines for interior areas, as they noticed similar scenes in Lethal Weapon inexplicably contain prominent smoke. Prior to the film’s release, MacGruber stirred controversy with Lee David Zlotoffcreator of the TV series MacGyverwhose contract stipulates he retains the right to a film version of the TV series.
Inhis lawyer sent several cease-and-desist letters and met with litigators to determine a course of action. No suit was brought. Pictures were leaked on the Internet on January 6, A two-minute red band trailer was released on January 19,and the next day, January 20, a green band trailer was released. Phillippe guest hosted Saturday Night Live on April 17, and made reference to the film in his opening monologue. The site’s critical consensus reads, “It too often mistakes shock value for real humor, but MacGruber is better than many SNL films — and better than it probably should be.
Scott of The New York Times called it “a film that poses a philosophical question fundamental to our inquiry here, namely: It’s funny in the old Airplane!
But none of this would work, if it wasn’t for Will Forte’s brilliant blend of witless charm and dumb ass heroics. The film has since been deemed a cult classic. Hardcore comedy devotees pick up on them like a dog whistle.
Whatever your personal opinion of it, it’s hard to dispute that Taccone’s direction, Forte’s performance, a wildly unpredictable script, and a general go-for-broke attitude all make MacGruber unique. After an off-hand mention by Taccone in an interview inForte dismissed rumors of a sequel, commenting, “We jokingly talk about the sequel all the time.
Jorma Taccone teases Macgruber 2 script in a Twitter photo
But I don’t think anybody in their right mind would give us any money for it. Whether we have to do it with a video camera in our backyards — there will be some form of MacGruber 2. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
MacGruber Theatrical release poster. Elmo Ryan Phillippe as Lt. Dixon Piper Powers Boothe as Col. What you see with this movie is exactly what we wanted to do. It’s the three of us having a bunch of fun writing it, then having fun making it with a bunch of our friends—old friends and new macgrubet.
I think that fun comes across when you watch it. It’s rare that you scrkpt that kind of creative freedom. British Board of Film Classification.
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