• Goon (2012)


Release Date: March 30th, 2012

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2012

R |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Though a misfit among his brainy family members, Massachusetts bouncer Doug Glatt (Seann William Scott) has a knockout punch that lands him a spot on a minor-league Canadian hockey team.

Cast: Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill, Marc-André Grondin, Liev Schreiber, Kim Coates, Eugene Levy, Nicholas Campbell

Director: Michael Dowse

Genres: Comedy , Biography

Production Co: No Trace Camping, Caramel Films

Keywords: Underdog, Suspenseful

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    One of the things making Goon so enjoyable is its fairy-tale suggestion that all humanity's violent impulses can be exorcized in a Zamboni-groomed ice rink. show more

  • 70
    Scott TobiasNPR

    Scott has made an art - or at least a career - out of playing the affable dimwit. And with Goon, a salty Canadian comedy about the rise of a minor league hockey enforcer, Scott finally has his Hamlet, a role that calls for every blank, uncomprehending look in his toolbox while accessing the cuddly puppy within. show more

  • 80
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Crude, violent and deeply enjoyable. show more

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