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Men Who Stare at Goats

Lyn Cassady (George Clooney) claims he can kill a goat just by staring at it, and this ability has made him part of a secret unit of the US military. Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor) isn't sure he believes him, but whether the assertion is true or false the journalist in him can see the potential for a good story. So Bob asks to tag along on Lyn's covert mission to locate another member of his elite psychic group. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 06 Nov 2009
Video Release: 23 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Men Who Stare at Goats Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Infrequent weapons violence (some blood shown).

Sexual Content:

- Breast and buttock nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Mild sexual references and sexual slurs.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context .

- Use of profanity, cursing and coarse language.

- Limited use of slurs

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Portrayal of use of illegal drugs and hallucinogens in a comic context.

- Depictions of smoking.

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