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The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

The Men Who Stare at Goats
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George Clooney George Clooney
Lyn Cassady
Ewan McGregor Ewan McGregor
Bob Wilton
Jeff Bridges Jeff Bridges
Bill Django
Kevin Spacey Kevin Spacey
Larry Hooper
Stephen Lang Stephen Lang
Brig. Gen. Dean Hopgood
Robert Patrick Robert Patrick
Todd Nixon
Waleed Zuaiter Waleed Zuaiter
Mahmud Daash
Stephen Root Stephen Root
Gus Lacey


Written by
Peter Straughan Peter Straughan
(screenplay)


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Delightfully energetic satire of the military

7 years, 4 months ago at Feb 9 3:50
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"Now more than ever, we need the Jedi."

At the commencement of The Men Who Stare at Goats, a disclaimer reveals "More of this is true than you would believe". And this is very credible, because this tale of the U.S. Army's attempts to harness psychic powers to create super-soldiers is so bizarre is HAS to be true, in accordance with the "how could anyone make this up?" principle. Fu... read more

Not as good as I was expecting...

6 years, 10 months ago at Aug 28 0:08
1 vote
The main attraction of this film for me was the cast! Well, I obviously knew that this wasn't going to be a tradition ultimate laugh-out-loud comedy so was going into The Men Who Stare At Goats with an open mind. I am afraid to say that it was a pretty chaotic film that would confuse its audiences. However, there were some moments of chuckles but none at all where you would laugh your head off. I ... read more

The Men Who Stare at Goats

7 years, 6 months ago at Dec 17 1:19
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I don’t demand that all of my political satire be deep and thought-provoking, but I would like it if it contained some teeth. The Men Who Stare at Goats desperately needed some bite. It also needed to choose a tone and stick with it. It bounces along between fluffy comedy, flirts with darker and edgier tones and never quite grasps for what is hopes to achieve. But George Clooney, Jeff Bridges an... read more
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A reporter, trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails, gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, psychic military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. The founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier who has distorted the mission to serve his own ends.
Release date: 6 November 2009
Tags: Comedy (22), War (16), 2009 (14), 2000s (7), (7), Based On Book (6), Military (5), Iraq War (5), LSD (5), Goat (5), Usa (5), Vietnam War (4), Kidnapping (4), Dancing (4), Adaptation (3), Flashback (3), American (2), Iraq (2), 2000's (2), Dark Comedy (2)
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