MacGruber Synopsis
A clueless soldier-of-fortune (Will Forte) must retrieve a stolen nuke from his sworn enemy.
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MacGruber is crude. It’s obscene. The dialogue is puerile and the jokes adolescent. And for the most part, it's hilarious: a bawdy riot...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
How the hell can you take an SNL skit that runs 90 seconds and stretch it to a 90-minute feature? Sounds excruciating. But MacGruber breaks...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
MacGruber never gathers any momentum. Once in a while a funny line or absurd sight gag will amble into the foreground, only to recede...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Forte and company have managed to make crude and lewd dunderheadedness laugh-out-loud funny here and there, and that, I guess, is something...
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The Hollywood Reporter

Utterly disposable but diverting, MacGruber manages to spin feature-length product out of an idea that few would try expanding beyond a...
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
Kilmer makes a worthy, if somewhat underscripted villain. And some of the bits -- MacGruber idiotically setting traps that the bad guys...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
All thing considered, MacGruber’ is a lot better than it should be. That still doesn’t mean it’s all that great.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The result is a naughty throwaway in all senses of the word.
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Washington Post

For all the wacky, taboo, parodic situations that MacGruber plunges into, the film seems content to simply point at its hero, yell "What a...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
To call MacGruber"a total bomb is a bit much, but this comedy-action flick sure feels like it was put together with gum, shoelaces and a...
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Is funny if you like spontanous jumps beetween seriousness and silliness. I thought the acting was solid considering the charecters but the dialog went overboard somtimes and parts that could have...

I so wish i hadn't seen this...

By lovestalentmoviefan
....but because of Ryan Phillipe and Kristin Wiig,alas,I went. Phillipe did his part well,The movie is just so beneath him,or what I thought of him. After I saw him use the celery,my opinion went...

Very few saving graces on this one

By birac
Wiigs acting,and good soundtrack made this palatable,but,personally,I wouldn't go again for free. SPOILER with ghost of dead wife in the graveyard is just one example of how tasteless...

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By AveryFamily3
Well, not a huge disappointment glad I paid the matenee price. Nasty language not for kids under 15. Would not see again....

Five Word Review

By wjb123
lousy crap terrible bad awful...

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By lisalisa223
awful! Vulgar mindless pointless sucked...

Funny movie, but warning!

By brennenbubba
This movie is funny and fun to watch, it SHOULD be R rated and no one under 15 should see it. This movie contains lots of violence, brief nudity, sexual content, and lots of bad language, this movie...

Missed the mark

By fanfmov73
Good concept. I thought it would be a spoof of the hit long-running TV show of a similar name. But a spoof involves some intelligence. This didn't relate to the TV show and was mostly all physical,...

Waste of money

By alice-in-wonderland
Extremely sophomoric, moronic - unfortunately couldn't even enjoy it as a terrible movie!...

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Rated R | For strong crude and sexual content, violence, language and some nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Big-screen SNL skit explodes with crass humor, sex, blood.
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