The Men Who Stare at Goats

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.

Grosses

Domestic (47%)
$32,428,195
Summary Details
DistributorOverture Films
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Runtime1 hr 34 min
Opening Weekend$12,706,654
2,443 theaters
GenresComedy War
Release DateNov 6, 2009 - Feb 4, 2010
Widest Release2,453 theaters
In Release421 days/60 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 6, 2009Friday3$4,641,831--2,443$1,900$4,641,8311
Nov 7, 2009Saturday3$5,290,882+14%-2,443$2,165$9,932,7132
Nov 8, 2009Sunday3$2,773,941-47.6%-2,443$1,135$12,706,6543
Nov 9, 2009Monday3$915,228-67%-2,443$374$13,621,8824
Nov 10, 2009Tuesday3$1,217,459+33%-2,443$498$14,839,3415
Nov 11, 2009Wednesday3$1,516,188+24.5%-2,443$620$16,355,5296
Nov 12, 2009Thursday2$820,768-45.9%-2,443$335$17,176,2977
Nov 13, 2009Friday3$1,942,167+136.6%-58.2%2,453$791$19,118,4648
Nov 14, 2009Saturday3$2,608,451+34.3%-50.7%2,453$1,063$21,726,9159
Nov 15, 2009Sunday5$1,311,135-49.7%-52.7%2,453$534$23,038,05010
Nov 16, 2009Monday4$431,319-67.1%-52.9%2,453$175$23,469,36911
Nov 17, 2009Tuesday3$520,012+20.6%-57.3%2,453$211$23,989,38112
Nov 18, 2009Wednesday3$448,150-13.8%-70.4%2,453$182$24,437,53113
Nov 19, 2009Thursday4$413,527-7.7%-49.6%2,453$168$24,851,05814
Nov 20, 2009Friday7$861,993+108.4%-55.6%2,056$419$25,713,05115
Nov 21, 2009Saturday7$1,265,189+46.8%-51.5%2,056$615$26,978,24016
Nov 22, 2009Sunday7$701,849-44.5%-46.5%2,056$341$27,680,08917
Nov 23, 2009Monday7$303,874-56.7%-29.5%2,056$147$27,983,96318
Nov 24, 2009Tuesday7$380,365+25.2%-26.9%2,056$185$28,364,32819
Nov 25, 2009Wednesday11$285,702-24.9%-36.2%1,119$255$28,650,03020
Nov 26, 2009
Thanksgiving
Thursday10$370,063+29.5%-10.5%1,119$330$29,020,09321
Nov 27, 2009Friday10$632,627+71%-26.6%1,119$565$29,652,72022
Nov 28, 2009Saturday10$600,637-5.1%-52.5%1,119$536$30,253,35723
Nov 29, 2009Sunday12$268,573-55.3%-61.7%1,119$240$30,521,93024
Nov 30, 2009Monday13$88,797-66.9%-70.8%1,119$79$30,610,72725
Dec 1, 2009Tuesday13$92,412+4.1%-75.7%1,119$82$30,703,13926
Dec 2, 2009Wednesday13$94,802+2.6%-66.8%1,119$84$30,797,94127
Dec 3, 2009Thursday13$91,135-3.9%-75.4%1,119$81$30,889,07628
Dec 4, 2009Friday17$124,268+36.4%-80.4%509$244$31,013,34429
Dec 5, 2009Saturday17$175,610+41.3%-70.8%509$345$31,188,95430
Dec 6, 2009Sunday17$100,275-42.9%-62.7%509$197$31,289,22931
Dec 7, 2009Monday17$39,133-61%-55.9%509$76$31,328,36232
Dec 8, 2009Tuesday17$41,460+5.9%-55.1%509$81$31,369,82233
Dec 9, 2009Wednesday17$40,342-2.7%-57.4%509$79$31,410,16434
Dec 10, 2009Thursday17$43,041+6.7%-52.8%509$84$31,453,20535
Dec 11, 2009Friday20$59,242+37.6%-52.3%324$182$31,512,44736
Dec 12, 2009Saturday19$89,779+51.5%-48.9%324$277$31,602,22637
Dec 13, 2009Sunday20$53,014-41%-47.1%324$163$31,655,24038
Dec 14, 2009Monday20$23,807-55.1%-39.2%324$73$31,679,04739
Dec 15, 2009Tuesday19$27,879+17.1%-32.8%324$86$31,706,92640
Dec 16, 2009Wednesday19$26,817-3.8%-33.5%324$82$31,733,74341
Dec 17, 2009Thursday18$27,775+3.6%-35.5%324$85$31,761,51842
Dec 18, 2009Friday28$25,015-9.9%-57.8%207$120$31,786,53343
Dec 19, 2009Saturday30$33,313+33.2%-62.9%207$160$31,819,84644
Dec 20, 2009Sunday27$27,758-16.7%-47.6%207$134$31,847,60445
Dec 21, 2009Monday28$18,318-34%-23.1%207$88$31,865,92246
Dec 22, 2009Tuesday29$20,612+12.5%-26.1%207$99$31,886,53447
Dec 23, 2009Wednesday32$17,670-14.3%-34.1%207$85$31,904,20448
Dec 24, 2009Thursday32$10,161-42.5%-63.4%207$49$31,914,36549
Dec 25, 2009
Christmas Day
Friday37$6,723-33.8%-73.1%74$90$31,921,08850
Dec 26, 2009Saturday39$13,508+100.9%-59.5%74$182$31,934,59651
Dec 27, 2009Sunday39$9,734-27.9%-64.9%74$131$31,944,33052
Dec 28, 2009Monday40$8,303-14.7%-54.7%74$112$31,952,63353
Dec 29, 2009Tuesday40$8,681+4.6%-57.9%74$117$31,961,31454
Dec 30, 2009Wednesday40$9,010+3.8%-49%74$121$31,970,32455
Dec 31, 2009
New Year's Eve
Thursday37$6,613-26.6%-34.9%74$89$31,976,93756
Jan 1, 2010
New Year's Day
Friday39$15,645+136.6%+132.7%74$211$31,992,58257
Jan 2, 2010Saturday39$16,725+6.9%+23.8%74$226$32,009,30758
Jan 3, 2010Sunday38$9,124-45.4%-6.3%74$123$32,018,43159
Jan 4, 2010Monday36$4,407-51.7%-46.9%74$59$32,022,83860
Jan 5, 2010Tuesday35$4,919+11.6%-43.3%74$66$32,027,75761
Jan 6, 2010Wednesday33$5,445+10.7%-39.6%74$73$32,033,20262
Jan 7, 2010Thursday33$4,348-20.1%-34.3%74$58$32,037,55063
Jan 8, 2010Friday27$36,227+733.2%+131.6%198$182$32,073,77764
Jan 9, 2010Saturday27$51,943+43.4%+210.6%198$262$32,125,72065
Jan 10, 2010Sunday27$32,806-36.8%+259.6%198$165$32,158,52666
Jan 11, 2010Monday23$14,846-54.7%+236.9%198$74$32,173,37267
Jan 12, 2010Tuesday23$17,026+14.7%+246.1%198$85$32,190,39868
Jan 13, 2010Wednesday23$14,543-14.6%+167.1%198$73$32,204,94169
Jan 14, 2010Thursday23$15,897+9.3%+265.6%198$80$32,220,83870
Jan 15, 2010Friday33$20,577+29.4%-43.2%142$144$32,241,41571
Jan 16, 2010Saturday34$27,416+33.2%-47.2%142$193$32,268,83172
Jan 17, 2010Sunday34$21,602-21.2%-34.2%142$152$32,290,43373
Jan 18, 2010
MLK Day
Monday33$13,496-37.5%-9.1%142$95$32,303,92974
Jan 19, 2010Tuesday30$7,677-43.1%-54.9%142$54$32,311,60675
Jan 20, 2010Wednesday29$7,402-3.6%-49.1%142$52$32,319,00876
Jan 21, 2010Thursday29$7,947+7.4%-50%142$55$32,326,95577
Jan 22, 2010Friday36$14,755+85.7%-28.3%95$155$32,341,71078
Jan 23, 2010Saturday36$21,983+49%-19.8%95$231$32,363,69379
Jan 24, 2010Sunday35$10,342-53%-52.1%95$108$32,374,03580
Jan 25, 2010Monday32$3,973-61.6%-70.6%95$41$32,378,00881
Jan 26, 2010Tuesday32$4,615+16.2%-39.9%95$48$32,382,62382
Jan 27, 2010Wednesday32$3,984-13.7%-46.2%95$41$32,386,60783
Jan 28, 2010Thursday32$4,344+9%-45.3%95$45$32,390,95184
Jan 29, 2010Friday36$6,543+50.6%-55.7%72$90$32,397,49485
Jan 30, 2010Saturday36$11,422+74.6%-48%72$158$32,408,91686
Jan 31, 2010Sunday36$7,193-37%-30.4%72$99$32,416,10987
Feb 1, 2010Monday35$2,504-65.2%-37%72$34$32,418,61388
Feb 2, 2010Tuesday33$3,348+33.7%-27.5%72$46$32,421,96189
Feb 3, 2010Wednesday34$3,023-9.7%-24.1%72$41$32,424,98490
Feb 4, 2010Thursday34$3,211+6.2%-26.1%72$44$32,428,19591