A Few Good Men is a 1992 American mystery thriller directed by Rob Reiner and produced by Rob Reiner, David Brown and Andrew Scheinman. The screenplay was written by Aaron Sorkin.
Rated: R (movie contains language)
Run Time: 2h 18min
Release Date: December 11, 1992 (USA)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Suspense
Director: Rob Reiner
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Budget: $40 Million
Box Office: $243.2 Million
A Few Good Men stars Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Pollak, J.T. Walsh, Cuba Gooding Jr., Noah Wyle, Christopher Guest, Wolfgang Bodison, James Marshall and J.A. Preston.
A Few Good Men is the story of two U.S. Marines charged with killing a fellow Marine in a hazing incident while stationed at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) is a military lawyer who was assigned as counsel to defend Lance Corporal Dawson (Wolfgang Bodison) and Private First Class Louden Downey (James Marshall).
Lieutenant Kaffee is known for seeking plea bargains in his cases and has never seen the inside of a courtroom. On his team are fellow lawyers, Lieutenant Commander JoAnne Galloway (Demi Moore) and Lieutenant JG Sam Weinberg (Kevin Pollak). The three of them fly to Cuba to meet with young accused Marines to investigate the murder scene and conduct interviews with other Marines on the base at the time of death.
After Kaffee and Galloway meet with the accused young Marines and after gathering evidence and strategizing, she realizes they have a sticky case on their hands. The two Marines will follow won’t talk even to save themselves because it would go against the unwritten Marine code. Although hazing is against the law and Marine policy, the Guantanamo commander, Colonel Nathan Jessup (Jack Nicholson) may have tacitly approved the hazing attack on the dead Marine.
“I want the truth!” – Lt. Kaffee
“You can’t handle the truth!” – Col. Jessup
“What a relief. I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to use the liar-liar-pants-on-fire defense.” – Lt. Kaffee
“There is nothing on this earth sexier, believe me, gentlemen, than a woman you have to salute in the morning.” – Col. Jessup
Official Movie Trailer
Tom Cruise as Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee
Jack Nicholson as Colonel Nathen Jessup
Demi Moore as Lieutenant Commander Joanne Galloway
Kevin Bacon as Captain Jack Ross
Kiefer Sutherland as Lieutenant Jonathan Kendrick
Kevin Pollak as Lieutenant JG Sam Weinberg
Wolfgang Bodison as Lance Corporal Harold W. Dawson
J.T. Walsh as Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Markinson
Cuba Gooding Jr. as Corporal Carl Hammaker
James Marshall as Private First Class Louden Downey
Noah Wyle as Corporal Jeffrey Barnes
Christopher Guest as Dr. Stone
J.A. Preston as Judge Julius Alexander Randolph
Aaron Sorkin as Man at Bar
Joshua Malina as Tom