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The Men Who Stare at Goats


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  • Actors: George Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Lang
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • MPAA Rating: UNRATED
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B002VECMAO
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #93,989 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By bernie TOP 100 REVIEWER on July 25 2010
Format: Blu-ray
Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor) a recently divorced reporter wants to do what all men do when a woman "has broken his heart" do, go to war. On his way to Iraq, he stumbles across an ex-Jedi warrior Lyn Cassidy (George Clooney) who also happens to be going to Iraq for some nefarious purpose. As they travel together, the reporter, Bob makes him fascinated with a story of military and human importance told to him by bigger than life Lyn. Will any of Lyn's tales turn out to be true or are we just on a wild goat chase?

"More of it is true than you would believe"

This film does not really fall into any standard genre. It may have a message or two but you have to look for them. There are a few sight gages (one includes clouds). The stereotypical hippy is actually fun when you think back on the real thing. The war scenes are more realistic than in the film "Hurt Locker".

Beware the Blu-ray has all those nasty coming attractions that get old quickly. The DVD extras are worth a scan. You will have to look under audio setup to find the commentary with Director Grant Heslov or Author Jon Ronson.

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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Daniel Andres on March 28 2010
Format: Blu-ray
Men Who Stare at Goats begins with the phrase 'more of this is true than you would believe' I cannot verify that clam, but I do suspect that there lies some distant reality in this cleverly funny film.
Ewan McGregor is Daily Telegram reporter Bob Wilton, whose life suddenly begins to collapses when his wife leaves him for his editor. In his own words he does what most men do when a women break there heart, he goes to war.
A wannabe war corresponded; Bob hopes that in hunting for adventure he can prove to his lost love that he is not weak. In Iraq Bob meets Retired Special Forces operator, Lyn Cassady; played as the ever charming and crafty George Clooney. Cassady refers to himself as a Jedi warrior, a military trained super soldier, fighting with his mind.
As they journey into the desert together, Lyn reveals the story of his training by the New Earth Army; at the height of the cold war the pentagon catches wind of a Soviet psychic soldier program, unwilling to accept a psychological warfare gap, they begin their own program.
Newly Oscar winning Jeff Bridges brilliantly stars as Bill Django commander of the New Earth Army. Bill embraces the hippy movement in his personal quest for a peaceful warrior. He uses mental projection, positive thought, eastern meditation techniques, and yes even the occasional psychotropic drug to create a new form of warrior, a super soldier with the power of mind over matter.
The new age soldier movement attempts, with varying degrees of success, to train men to walk through walls, overcome there enemies with mental projections, and even kill goats with a stare.
An expectantly well rounded and talented cast saturates the film; Kevin spacy plays Larry Hooper the films primary antagonist; a vindictive psychic trainee.
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By floris on Dec 17 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Really witty
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By madeleine champagne on Aug. 14 2014
Format: DVD
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By B. J. on Dec 16 2011
Format: DVD
This was purchased as a gift for my son so I am unable to comment on the content/quality of the disc itself, however the shipping was prompt and the package arrived safely.
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