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The men who stare at goats [videorecording] / Overture Films presents in association with Winchester Capital Management and BBC Films a Smokehouse/Paul Lister production ; director of photography, Robert Elswit ; executive producers, Barbara A. Hall, James Holt, Alison Owen, David M. Thompson ; produced by Paul Lister, George Clooney, Grant Heslov ; screenplay by Peter Straughan ; directed by Grant Heslov.

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

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.
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Echo Public Library DVD R MEN (Text) 37826000125844 Video DVD None 08/27/2010 Available -
Grant County Library DVD THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS (Text) 37845000553987 DVD DVD None 07/16/2020 Available -
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Milton-Freewater Public Library DVD Men (Text) 37862000329227 DVD DVD Branch_Only_3months 10/02/2015 Available -
North Powder City Library DVD MEN (Text) 37867000044403 Videos DVD None 12/14/2015 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library DVD MEN (Text) 33892005345377 VIDEO RACK DVD None 05/04/2010 Available -
Union Carnegie Public Library DVD MEN (Text) 37883000177911 Video DVD None 08/27/2015 Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Inspired by the book by Jon Ronson.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Audio commentary with director Grant Heslov ; Audio commentary with book author Jon Ronson ; "Goats declassified: the real men of the First Earth Battalion" featurette; "Project 'Hollywood': a classified report from the set" featurette; Character bios; Deleted scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music composed by Rolfe Kent ; costume designer, Louise Frogley ; editor, Tatiana S. Riegel ; production designer, Sharon Seymour.
Participant or Performer Note:
George Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey, Robert Patrick, Stephen Lang, Stephen Root, Glenn Morshower, Waleed Zuaiter.
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; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital surround 5.1.
Language Note:
In English dialogue with optional English (SDH) or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Ronson, Jon, 1967- > Film adaptations.
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.
War films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films > United States.
Feature films > Great Britain.
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