This big screen Saturday Night Live adaptation is a spoof on the ridiculous action movies of the 80s.
Will Forte says of his sex scene with Kristen Wiig: "I felt really bad for Kristen, because we made the movie in Albuquerque in August, so it was about 100 degrees, and we’re up in this second-story bedroom, tons of lights glaring on us. It was way hotter than 100 degrees in that room. And I’m a sweater, so I was just sweating all over her. Sweat and body hair were raining down on her all afternoon—and it was her birthday. So I felt very bad."
Archfiend Dieter Von Cunth has just stolen the latest and greatest nuclear warhead with designs on using it against Washington D.C. and the only thing standing in his way is MacGruber--an operative that puts the special back into "special forces".