R | | Comedy, War
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.
Timothy Leary was a psychiatrist who controversially started extolling the therapeutic benefits of LSD late in his career. There is a tribute song to him called "Timothy Leary's dead", referenced by a similar line in the film.
Brigadier General Dean Hopgood:
Lieutenant Boone: Yes sir?
Brigadier General Dean Hopgood: I'm going into the next office.
Lieutenant Boone: Yes sir.
Brigadier General Dean Hopgood: Damn it.
The morning they wake up in the desert, when Lyn is on top of the car, he leaves a large dent in the car. In the next scene, the dent is gone.
£1,211,791 (UK) (6 November 2009)
$32,416,109 (USA) (29 January 2010)