Inet Video N01-0146563 The Men Who Stare at Goats - Blu-ray

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Original Title: The Men Who Stare at Goats (Blu-ray). Actors: Ewan McGregor - George Clooney - Jeff Bridges - Kevin Spacey - Robert Patrick. Director: Grant Heslov. Format: Blu-ray. Runtime: 94 Mins. Language: English. Subtitle: English Subtitles. Region code: Region 1 (United States Canada Bermuda U.S. territories). Discs: 1. Rating: R. Genre: Comedy. Release Year: 2009.


Studio Inet Video
SKU 226655526
UPC 057373209585
UPC 14 00057373209585
Release Date 11/24/2011
Military (Usa)
Psychic Forces
True Story
Editors Note
Note Loosely adapted from a nonfiction book by Jon Ronson, Grant Heslov's directorial debut THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS begins as heartbroken reporter Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor) heads off to imbed himself with troops as the Iraq War starts, but Wilton can't get himself into the country until he chances upon Lyn Cassady (George Clooney). It turns out Lyn spent decades as part of the New Earth Army -- a platoon of men, led by Bill Django (Jeff Bridges), who lived a new-age lifestyle in an attempt to cultivate extrasensory perception that would allow the U.S. army to win wars nonviolently. Bill now has a secret mission in Iraq, and allows Bob to come along. As the duo gets into a series of misadventures, Lyn shares with Bob the colorful history of the New Earth Army and chronicles the nefarious machinations of Larry Hooper (Kevin Spacey), whose jealousy of Lyn's remarkable skill brought an end to the group.
Box Office 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hough Ronson's book and Heslov's film are hilarious, they both recognize the power of truth, and that's something to take with us out of the multiplex." 09/11/2009
Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he script by Peter Straughan keeps the gags coming." 10/30/2009
A.V. Club "Clooney's sincere line deliveries and crack screwball timing never fail to amuse." -- Grade: B- 11/05/2009
Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "All of the actors play without winks and spins....The movie is funny." 11/04/2009
New York Times "[A] likable, lightweight, absurdist comedy....Mr. Clooney has shed his cool cat skin to embrace his inner clown." 11/06/2009
Los Angeles Times "[W]orth watching because it provides a showcase for a group of actors who really appreciate this kind of farcical comedy." 11/06/2009
USA Today "Based loosely on Jon Ronson's weirdly funny book of the same name, the film has some of the farcical appeal and subversive wit of DR. STRANGELOVE." 11/05/2009
Variety "It benefits from the dense but pacey screenplay by Brit playwright Peter Straughan..." 11/05/2009
Washington Post "Few cinematic pleasures are as sublime as George Clooney in full Clark Gable mode, as he is for much of the comedy THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS." 11/06/2009
Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 4 -- "Just go with the comic flow, wrapped in striking light and shadow by wizard cinematographer Robert Elswit." 11/12/2009
Ewan McGregor
Stephen Lang
Jeff Bridges
George Clooney
Cast & Crew
Ewan McGregor - Star
Stephen Lang - Star
Jeff Bridges - Star
George Clooney - Star
Kevin Spacey - Star
Kevin Wiggins - Co-Star
Steve Witting - Co-Star
Robert Patrick - Co-Star
Robert Curtis-Brown - Co-Star
Kevin Geer - Co-Star
Chris Maher - Co-Star
Glen Morshower - Co-Star
Wiley M. Pickett - Co-Star
Stephen Root - Co-Star
Mark Mangini - Sound
Mark Mangini - Sound Re-Recording
David J. Webb - Assistant Director
Robert Elswit - Director of Photography
Jeffrey Lee Gibson - Stunt Coordinator
Rolfe Kent - Composer
Matthew Iadarola - Sound Re-Recording
Marcia Calosio - Set Decorator
Linda Cohen - Music Director
Charlene Olson - Post-Production Supervisor
Monica Monserrate - Set Decorator
Jay Wejebe - Makeup Designer
Peter Straughan - Screenwriter
Craig Barnett - Special Effects
Barbara A. Hall - Production Manager/UPM
Ellen Gordon - Production Manager/UPM
Jon Ronson - Source Writer
Nick Offerman - Co-Star
Tim Griffin - Co-Star
Diego Serrano - Co-Star
Terry Serpico - Co-Star
Matt Newton - Co-Star
Brad Grunberg - Co-Star
Rebecca Mader - Co-Star
Sean Curley - Co-Star
McCaleb Burnett - Co-Star
Hrach Titizian - Co-Star
William Sterchi - Co-Star
Sean Phillips - Co-Star
Morse Bicknell - Co-Star
Waleed F. Zuaiter - Co-Star
Jacob Browne - Co-Star
Todd Latourrette - Co-Star
Elsa Villafane - Co-Star
Fawad Masood Siddiqui - Co-Star
Samuel Gates - Co-Star
Minh Tu Van - Co-Star
Shafik N. Bahou - Co-Star
Drew Seltzer - Co-Star
Donn Lamkin - Co-Star
Michael David Aragon - Co-Star
Regi Huc - Co-Star
J.J. Raschel - Co-Star
Aaron Shiver - Co-Star
Jaime Margarida - Co-Star
Hunter Bell - Co-Star
Edward Holley - Co-Star
Christopher Robinson - Co-Star
Grant Heslov - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2009
UPC 00057373209585
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 94 minutes
Color (unknown/unconverted)

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