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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. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Baker County Library District. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Baker County Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library COMEDY MEN DVD (Text) 37814003331726 STORAGE - AUDIOVISUAL DVD System_Only_3months 07/22/2021 Available -
Baker County Library COMEDY MEN DVD (Text) 37814003331783 STORAGE - AUDIOVISUAL DVD System_Only_3months 07/22/2021 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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