Men Who Stare At Goats, The

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Brief Synopsis: "A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions."

Overall Ranking: 2324 (Rank from 2009: # 61)

Adjusted* Rating:
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Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 20%
Half-Popped 60%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi88
Rob from GuysFilmQuest65Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 5
Dan O'Neill50 - A future cult classic, The Men Who Stare at Goats could have been better given the right tone, touch, and writing, but still has enough funny moments, with enough good performance to satisfy, though it still disappoints.
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Caz of Lets Go To The Movies43(full review)
Patrick Devitt40

People Involved

  • George Clooney (Lyn Cassady)
  • Ewan McGregor (Bob Wilton)
  • Jeff Bridges (Bill Django)
  • Kevin Spacey (Larry Hooper)
  • Robert Patrick (Todd Nixon)
  • Stephen Lang (Brigadier General Dean Hopgood)
  • Grant Heslov (Director)