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MacGruber

Will Forte, Kristen Wiig and Val Kilmer star in this violent, risqué action-movie spoof. It's an extended spin-off of a regular Saturday Night Live sketch that in turn pastiches the 80s TV action series MacGyver.

Our bumbling 'hero' is the bemulleted former special ops agent MacGruber (Forte), who has a sartorial taste all of his own (thankfully) and a general aversion to using weapons (though this doesn't extend to his allies).

Having to all purposes retired, he's dragged unwillingly from seclusion to thwart the dastardly Dieter von Cunth (Kilmer) - a terrorist who has recently got his hands on a nuclear missile.

But saving the world isn't MacGruber's main reason for taking on the mission: he has unfinished business with von Cunth, who was responsible for the death of his girlfriend; and he's also keen to work again with the foxy Vicki St Elmo (Kristen Wiig).

(2010) Cert: 15

MacGruber synopsis

Brash comedy starring Will Forte as a dumb and obnoxious former special ops hot-shot who is recalled from self-imposed exile in order to defeat his arch-nemesis

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