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The Men Who Stare at Goats is a 2009 comedy film by director Grant Heslov released in theaters on November 6, 2009. It is based on the book of the same title by author Jon Ronson, an account of Ronson's investigation of attempts by US military forces to use psychic powers
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CastGeorge Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor
DirectorGrant Heslov
Genre:  Comedy
Release Date:  November 6, 2009
MPAA Rating:  R
Screen WriterPeter Straughan
DVD Release Date:  March 23, 2010
Runtime:  94 minutes
Studio:  BBC Films
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review by . June 12, 2010
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THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS is a film about the New Earth Army, a special forces outfit that was formed in the late 70s to become essentially "Jedi Warriors." They were to use the power of Mother Earth and their own innate psychic powers against the enemy in a new and non-traditional type of warfare and in essence change the world forever.  Now this might sound a little unbelievable to all you fans of Sargent Slaughter out there but that part of it is all true. …
review by . November 08, 2009
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The Men Who Stare At Goats looks like an interesting film in and of itself.  The previews make it seem funny and enjoyable.  Almost like something ripped out of a Coen Brothers film.  And yes, there are some kooky and strange moments--and there's quite a bit of humor.  But when all is said and done, you'll walk out of the theater trying to contemplate what the movie was trying to say... if it was really trying to say anything all.  Is it intersting?  Sure.  Is …
Quick Tip by . July 25, 2010
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Smart, funny movie that carefully blends the comedy throughout. It is hard to believe that some of the most funny scenes are based on real events.
Quick Tip by . April 29, 2010
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Tries far too hard to be clever & quirky & just comes off as inane and weird. The acting is good, but the script & direction are weak.
review by . November 22, 2009
I missed the first 2 or 3 minutes of this movie, as I was waiting in line at the concessions stand stocking up on Popcorn for everyone who went with me to this movie. When I came back, my friend leaned over and whispered into my ear: "At the beginning they had a line that said, 'more true than you would believe.' "      They weren't lying.      The quirky title of "The Men Who Stare at Goats" fits perfectly with the quirky story and even …
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