MacGruber
MacGruber (2010)

Only one American hero has earned the rank of Green Beret, Navy SEAL and Army Ranger. Just one operative has been awarded 16 purple hearts, 3 Congressional Medals of Honor and 7 presidential medals of bravery. And only one guy is man enough… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 7, 2010
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47%
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34%



Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It too often mistakes shock value for real humor, but MacGruber is better than many SNL films -- and better than it probably should be.

A.O. Scott
New York Times

A film that poses a philosophical question fundamental to our inquiry here, namely: "Why does this exist?"

James Berardinelli
ReelViews

While it would be unfair to saddle MacGruber with the "worst SNL movie of all-time" moniker (I can think of at least two that are more painful to endure), its place on the vaunted 2010 Worst 10 list is assured.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

This comedy is an absolute waste of time and easily the worst movie of 2010.

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Michael Phillips
At the Movies

Some of these two minute sketches look a little thin at 87 to 92 minutes.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

MacGruber is by no means a work of genius, or a piece of art, or even very good. But Forte and company have managed to make crude and lewd dunderheadedness laugh-out-loud funny here and there, and that, I guess, is something of an achievement.

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Dave White
Movies.com

It's not just him badly defusing bombs over and over. It's much stupider (and smarter) than that.

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Ruth McCann
Washington Post

You need a great character to make a bad thing good, and the action comedy MacGruber is sadly short on great characters.

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Dana Stevens
Slate

There's a conceptual flaw at this movie's heart: By the very nature of the sketch, MacGruber can't succeed on the big screen.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Bereft of any kind of laughs or remote giggles when not blatantly ripping off the Austin Powers mold...

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
MacGruber isn't very funny but it does have a couple of laugh out loud moments. It's good that it doesn't milk these laugh out loud moments by… More
Cassie Hill
Such a great transformation of MacGruber from SNL to the big screen. Highly recommended for fans of the MacGruber segments on SNL. Forte & Wiig together in… More
Daniel Perry
It's one joke, stretched over 90 minutes... I don't know that anyone expected this to be good, or really, what the purpose of writing a review about… More
Cynthia S.
STUPID! MOVIE!!
Joshua Wilburn
I only own a film if I can watch it again and again and again and still enjoy it. Which I can do with this film. It's stupid and I think it's… More
Emily Armstrong
I don't even know what to say. What the hell did I just watch? MacGruber is so friggin' stupid, but it made me laugh with genuine amusement. MacGruber… More

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