The Men Who Stare at Goats Synopsis
A reporter (Ewan McGregor) in Iraq meets a man who claims to be from a unit of psychic soldiers.
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The Men Who Stare at Goats. Grade: B-minus. (Based on advance VIP press preview - Thurs. 11/5)

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Grant Heslov directed this 1.5hr comedy that was based on journalist/author Jon Ronson's 2004 book of the same title which chronicled Ronson's investigations into the U.S. Army's attempts to use...

The Men Who Stare At Goats

By hoodle
What a delightful and humorous movie. These great actors show such a wonderful, funny side of themselves. We loved it!...

G.I. Shamans

By GravityOfLight
The Brit reporter who wrote the book also accompanied ALEX JONES' highstakes infiltration of the notorious "BILLIONAIRES' SUMMER CAMP" of BOHEMIAN GROVE north of San Francisco a few years ago. Some...

An Insult to our Military

By Aweshucks
I went to this movie mistakenly believing that it was a comedy, and for the cast. I found this movie to be a Liberal Insult to our Military. Based on a "true" story? That may be - but only the...

Too far-fetched for even the biggest tongue in the biggest cheek to save

By dvc66
I really wanted to like this spoof on mental warfare by mental/psychic warriors but it never got there. The premise was pretty far out there to begin with: leftovers from a unit of psychic ("Jedi")...

Funny, Crazy and since I actually researched this for years....right on the money!

By pdxlad-mfp
I have read and researched so many accounts of the real Psy groups in the Military and much of the story was funny and eerily accurate. Ewen and George are really awesome and play the part in a...

Don't Eat the Eggs

By careful_watcher
This movie is based on a book that took some liberties with the sketchy facts known about army psych-out units. The first rate cast gets a chance to have some fun with outlandish locations and...

Liberal propaganda... not funny!

By Dog Musher
Maybe they should have concentrated on a comedy and not a thinly veiled attempt to to slam our troops and former president. What a waste of time and money not to mention the fosil fuel I burned...

Very Disappointed

By michaelmuncy
I went to this movie thinking that between Clooney, Spacey and McGregor I would find a movie that would prove to be interesting at least. I was wrong. Big time stinker. I am a pretty avid movie goer...

The Men Who Stare at Goats-psyched out

By anniekapn
I am getting tired of 1/6th Schizophrenic Intelligence wedge citizenry in USA saying they are not an optional field of study. I wish Eretherals had never been mentioned to them, in Southern Louisiana...

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Rated R | For for language, some drug content and brief nudity
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Common Sense Media says Loopy war comedy's offbeat humor may appeal to teens.
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