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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Will Forte
Val Kilmer
Kristen Wiig
Ryan Phillippe
Directors
Jorma Taccone
Screenwriters
Jorma Taccone
John Solomon
Running Time
98 minutes

MacGruber
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MacGruber

Plot
When villainous Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer) steals an atomic bomb, the US government decides to call in retired spy MacGruber (Forte). Will he and his crack team be able to take down Von Cunth in time? And what’s he doing with that celery?!


Verdict
More Pistachio Disguisey than Austin Powers, this cheapjack comedy is nowhere near as ingenious as the man it sends up.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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