MacGruber parents guide

MacGruber Parent Guide

Release date May 21, 2010

Spoofing the 1980s TV series MacGyver, Will Forte of Saturday Night Live fame plays MacGruber, a former special operative. Using weapons he has made himself from common, every day objects, and with the help of a team of experts, MacGruber comes out of retirement to thwart bad guy Dieter Von Cunth (Val Kilmer) and his plot to nuke Washington, D.C.

Why is MacGruber rated R? The MPA rated MacGruber R for strong crude and sexual content, violence, language and some nudity.

Run Time: 91 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is MacGruber rated R? MacGruber is rated R by the MPAA for strong crude and sexual content, violence, language and some nudity.

Content Information:

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent portrayals of graphic violence.

- Brief visually explicit portrayals of violence.

- Frequent gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a comedic context (some blood and detail shown).

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language and references.

- Breast and buttock nudity seen in non-sexual contexts.

- Nudity seen in a sexual context.

- Portrayals of simulated sexual activity (with some nudity).

-Embracing and kissing.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Use of a developmental slur.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

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Cast and Crew

MacGruber is directed by Jorma Taccone and stars Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Val Kilmer.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of MacGruber movie is September 7, 2010. Here are some details…

MacGruber releases to DVD and Blu-ray on September 7, 2010. Both formats offer 2 versions of the movie: The Rated R (91 min) theatrical version and an Unrated (95 min) version.

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If you are looking for a spoof of the spy/ secret operative genre, you will find less content concerns in the movies Johnny English, Get Smart and The Pink Panther.