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The men who stare at goats / Overture Films presents in association with Winchester Capital and BBC Films a Smokehouse/Paul Lister production ; produced by Paul Lister, George Clooney, Grant Heslov ; screenplay by Peter Straughan ; directed by Grant Heslov.

Lister, Paul. (Added Author). Clooney, George. (Added Author). Heslov, Grant, 1963- (Added Author). Straughan, Peter. (Added Author). Bridges, Jeff, 1949- (Added Author). McGregor, Ewan, 1971- (Added Author). Spacey, Kevin. (Added Author). Ronson, Jon, 1967- Men who stare at goats. (Added Author). Overture Films. (Added Author). Winchester Capital Management. (Added Author). BBC Films. (Added Author). Smoke House Pictures. (Added Author). Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). George Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey. (Cast).
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Inspired by the book by Jon Ronson.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: "Goats declassified: the real men of the First Earth Battalion" featurette; "Project 'Hollywood:' a classified report from the set" featurette; audio commentaries; character bios; deleted scenes.
Participant or Performer Note:
George Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey.
Summary, etc.:
Reporter Bob Wilton is trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails. He gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. With unparalleled psychic powers, they can read the enemy's thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat by simply staring at it. Now, 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language, some drug content and brief nudity.
System Details Note:
DVD, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, region 1
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impeaired.
Subject: United States. Army > Military life > Drama.
United States. Army > Search and rescue operations > Drama.
Reporters and reporting > United States > Drama.
Parapsychology > Military aspects > Drama.
Psychics > United States > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
War films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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