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The Men Who Stare At Goats

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The Men Who Stare At Goats

Certificate
15 Certificate
Title
90 Mins
Released
2009

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Packshot of The Men Who Stare At Goats
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
90 Mins
Released
2009

Based on real events. Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor) is a reporter looking for his next story. When he hears of a bizarre government training programme involving psychic soldiers, he investigates. Lyn Cassady (George Clooney) claims to be a member of the New Earth Army. Supposedly these warrior monks have psychic powers and the ability to walk through walls. They even have the ability to kill a goat just by staring at it. Co starring Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges. Contains strong language and comic drug references.

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Director

  • Grant Heslov

Screenwriter

  • Peter Straughan

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Did you know?

  • The billing on the poster reads: George Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and Goat.
  • The film is based on real life events as detailed in the book by Jon Ronson.
  • Director Grant Heslov has appeared as an actor in numerous films including The Scorpion King.
  • Director Grant Heslov also wrote Good Night And Good Luck.
  • Stephen Lang, who plays Brigadier General Dean Hopgood, also appeared in Avatar.

Box Office

U.K.
£4.45 million
U.S.
$32.43 million

Source: Rentrak EDI

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