Must Watch: The Men Who Stare at Goats Official Trailer

August 28, 2009
Source: Apple

The Men Who Stare at Goats Trailer

Overture Films has debuted the official trailer for George Clooney's The Men Who Stare at Goats today, directed by Clooney's long-time producer and friend Grant Heslov. I know this would be something special, I just knew it. I kept hearing about it and the great cast they had and everything, but I hadn't seen anything from it. I was waiting to be surprised at its debut up in Toronto next month, but then this trailer popped up online yesterday and now the entire internet is buzzing about it! It really looks hilarious and just so damn entertaining in so many ways. I won't say anything more besides that you need to watch this, right now!

Watch the official trailer for The Men Who Stare at Goats:

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You can also watch the The Men Who Stare at Goats trailer in High Definition on Apple

The Men Who Stare at Goats is directed by former actor and producer Grant Heslov, of only the comedy Par 6 previously and some episodes of "Unscripted". The screenplay was written by Peter Straughan, of Sixty Six and How to Lose Friends & Alienate People previously. This is based on Jon Ronson's book of the same name. The film was produced independently and will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. Overture Films will be bringing The Men Who Stare at Goats to limited theaters starting on November 6th later this year.

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this looks interesting and kind of odd...

????? on Aug 28, 2009


looks alright.

Darrin on Aug 28, 2009



D. on Aug 28, 2009


That honestly looks awesome.

SC on Aug 28, 2009


What a cast. Looks like fun.

Casual Reader on Aug 28, 2009


Jeff bridges jumping form the roof and cloney staring at the goat: PRICELESS!

vic on Aug 28, 2009


"Well the hooker thing is definitly a lie" I'm sold.

S on Aug 28, 2009


When I first read this synopsis last year I thought it sounded absolutely terrible. After this trailer though, I'm pretty into this. I'll definitely be checking it out.

IK! on Aug 28, 2009


"Well, the Hooker thing is definitely a Lie." Just Classic, I will be there opening night.

Ripper on Aug 28, 2009


this looks great!

Nick Sears on Aug 28, 2009


I'm looking forward to this. I like these types of cooky true stories.

Paulks Thought's on Aug 28, 2009


I will check it out

Trey on Aug 28, 2009


This looks fantastic. I love Clooney, not to mention Bridges and Spacey. I'm there.

Shaun on Aug 28, 2009


The lighter side of MK ULTRA? I'm sold 🙂

David Banner on Aug 28, 2009


I'm so glad there's a film out there that looks nothing like anything else, and to top it off, it looks hilarious.

Quanah on Aug 28, 2009


Looks kinda original, looks like the actors are having a lot of fun and ewan looks on top form.

dom on Aug 28, 2009


Who knew that some mullet wearing chowderhead on Roseanne and the Facts of Life would become such a phenomenal actor who makes all these amazing movies? Clooney is awesome and I'm now officially stoked as eff to check this out.

DLM Entertainment on Aug 28, 2009


they keep talking about Jedi mind tricks I'm hoping Ewan does some self-referential Obi-Wan thing in the movie

Jaf on Aug 28, 2009


#16 I agree. It definitely looks like something different for a change and looks like everyone involved really had a good time with the movie.

JustinWhy on Aug 28, 2009


It's look funny,like a Coen Bros. movie.

jjjjuuuunnnn on Aug 28, 2009


Can't wait, makes me think of Burn After Reading meets Spies Like Us...

Kamish on Aug 28, 2009


This looks like it will CAN be awesome!

Sam on Aug 28, 2009



whomever on Aug 28, 2009


Well the trailer made me laugh. Great looking cast, and looks like a fun story.

Marty on Aug 28, 2009


I'm with #4

Rick on Aug 28, 2009


Nice! Looks great! Hope they make some Jedi jokes at Ewan McGregor's expense since it's already got the setup.

Syphous on Aug 28, 2009


^#4. This looks RAD and AWESOME.

Jon Johnson on Aug 28, 2009


It's like "The Dude" joins the Army 🙂 What's scary is the website name. It's, which they had to add the "movie" part at the end. This leads me to believe that was already taken...and I really don't want to find out what THAT website is all about O_o

bracomadar on Aug 28, 2009


looks great

OCP on Aug 28, 2009


this could be good..............but, it might be they just showed the best parts in this trailer and the movie itself won't be that great. i don't think i'll see this in the theatre; but, i'll put it on my netflix save list.

beavis4play on Aug 28, 2009


i laughed the whole trailer, just made the list of must sees

harrison on Aug 28, 2009


Wished Clooney had directed it...I know, work the guy to death, but he really is a good director!

kitano0 on Aug 28, 2009


I love Jon Ronson, and this book has a very interesting story. I'm sure this film will be good, but will people PLEASE stop giving Ewan McGregor parts with foreign accents. I can't take him seriously anymore. I think it's since he's done the long way round/down that I've not been able to watch any of his films without noticing how he pronounces everything

Jonathan Kemp on Aug 28, 2009


Looks awesome. What a fantastic cast! I like that Clooney's character uses the term Jedi Warrior when he's talking to "Obi Wan". Yes, call me a nerd. =P If the movie is half as funny as the trailer it will be amazing. So, hopefully this wasn't just a compilation of the movies best moments.

SuicidalOptimist on Aug 28, 2009


Utterly fantastic!

Xerxex on Aug 28, 2009


also, looking at the pic of clooney, he'd make a good hitler stand in if they trimmed his mustache up right

harrison on Aug 28, 2009


looks really good

yes on Aug 28, 2009


Wow honestly looks like comedy of the yea just very original and an awesome cast...wish it wasnt limited theaters.

Cody on Aug 28, 2009


Also I hope they do a something like... Clonney: Im a jedi warrior Mcgregor: Yeah I was one of those once Clooney:?! 'weird Clooney eyebrow raise' CUT!

Cody on Aug 28, 2009


Let's hope Bridges finally gets his long overdue Oscar!

Mike on Aug 28, 2009


This looks....ok. But it's not that great. I didn't laugh once. Strange that (based on the responses here) people are practically falling over themselves to praise this? Clooney ran over the guy in the desert, just as he was saying "we're here to help" - gee, who didn't see that coming? Or the one at the end, where Bridges rushes to deny the charges, only to....not deny *all* the charges. Again, no surprise. It's the same dead-obvious punchline you get at the end of an Alvin & The Chipmunks trailer. Not saying the movie doesn't look interesting, and might be funny when see the whole thing. But based on the trailer, it doesn't look hilarious.

Magellan on Aug 28, 2009


thanks for bringing us down Magellan, we were all having fun praising it.

Xerxex on Aug 28, 2009


Oh I'm not saying it's bad. It might turn out to be the funniest film of all time. It's a dream cast, for sure. Just, based on the trailer, it didn't do it for me. Elsewhere, personally I thought Avatar looked alright :/ What can ya do? My small criticism of this, is a lot more polite than the spew being hurled at Avatar 🙂

Magellan on Aug 28, 2009


then I'm sorry for my snappy comment, and I get your Avatar comment, that warranted. Who knows maybe this will wow you!

Xerxex on Aug 28, 2009


Looks funny, and they've collected quite alot of good actors for it - I'd watch it for sure.

Felix on Aug 29, 2009


looks dumb and its not true, lol. the only people who are allowed to grow their hair out of regulations in uniforms are navy seals when they are in a war zone.

mike on Aug 29, 2009


Pure comedy!

me on Aug 29, 2009


no#28, contains trojans, adware, ect. You are right, you don't want to go there

David Banner on Aug 29, 2009


hahahah!!!! "I like that Clooney's character uses the term Jedi Warrior when he's talking to "Obi Wan". Yes, call me a nerd" - damn!!!! I didnt think about that one! loll........ this looks funny as hell!!!!! #46 not true!!!

Lando on Aug 29, 2009


What the hell are you guys smoking? This looks film looks SHIT! is it a comedy? drama? action? whatever it is it looks silly and the jokes in the trailer were not funny.

Metatasian on Aug 29, 2009


Oh hell yes...sign me up!!! Gave me the same side splitting laughs that the Hangover trailer and The Informant trailer gave me...I think this'll be a slice of fried gold!! Let's just hope this isn't misrepresented like Burn After Reading was...

Marc on Aug 29, 2009


I'm with #50. I can't believe so many people think this looks good. The only thing remotely funny was the hooker line, and even that was predictable.

Jonnythan on Aug 29, 2009



pipo on Aug 29, 2009


hat naysayers fuck off, this is FUNNY!!!!!!!!.

Xerxex on Aug 29, 2009


Can't wait to see this! Incredibly amazing!

Jessica Kennedy on Aug 29, 2009


Any one who can use a song from "Boston" in the trailer, has got my vote ... 🙂

Ross on Aug 29, 2009


hahaha... exactly #56 Ross... right with you on that ... hahaha... looks like fun

Dusty on Aug 29, 2009


the cast sells me hope the story turns out amazing!

DoomCanoe on Aug 29, 2009


YES!!!!!! can't wait.

DiR3ct on Aug 29, 2009


this looks great!! go jedi!!

Luffy on Aug 30, 2009


looks really awesome, nice song at the end.

Fisherr on Aug 30, 2009


#46 You should think before you speak. You should also get off that Navy S.E.A.L.'s dick you're on. If you've ever been in a war zone you would know that the list of people allowed to do that is much more vast than your pathetic Navy S.E.A.L. CA, Delta Force, Pretty much every special forces team and let's not forget those people with profiles for shaving. I'm also willing to bet that you've never seen a uniformed secret service agent running around in full uniform minus his patches. Get a life. That would require you to swallow that spunk and step out of the house.

Ariel on Sep 2, 2009


YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FUCK... GO JEDI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL

don gabo on Sep 4, 2009


im intrigued

neonblue120 on Sep 6, 2009


jeff motherfucking bridges

Florian on Sep 7, 2009


Looks AMAZING! Can not wait!

Brendan on Sep 9, 2009


lmao. kevin spacey is in it. i'll see it for him alone, but it looks fun.

dave13 on Sep 10, 2009


Looks fun

Victor on Sep 14, 2009


Strange kind of title as long as the goats are left alone!

edouard on Sep 30, 2009


I cant believe 69 dumb schmucks commented. wow

breeden on Dec 6, 2009

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