Really compelling viewing with amazing performances.
Amazing cast and story. Most interesting court movie I’ve watched.
almost 3 years
Horribly dated and saccharine. The actors do their best to save this mediocre script.
over 3 years
I won't call it the best made film ever, but I love watching it. powerful performances.
One of the best courtroom dramas I've ever seen.
over 5 years
Has cheesy moments but otherwise a solid courtroom drama. Nicholson is great as ever.
Still love this film. The last reel in particular is sensational
over 6 years
Another good film starring Cruise, altough he is out-acted by both Moore and Nicholson.
over 6 years
Classic before-he-was crazy Cruise. Courtroom drama in a military setting. Tense!
Jack Nicholson is fab. That probably didn't need to be said.
A Few Good Men is a 1992 drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, and Demi Moore. It was adapted for the screen by Aaron Sorkin from his play of the same name. A courtroom drama, the film revolves around the trial of two U.S. Marines charged with the murder of a fellow Marine and the tribulations of their lawyer as he prepares a case to defend his clients.
Lieutenant Junior Grade Daniel "Danny" Kaffee (Tom Cruise), is an inexperienced U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps lawyer who leads the defense in the court-martial of two Marines, Private First Class Louden Downey (James Marshall) and Lance Corporal Harold Dawson (Wolfgang Bodison), who are accused of murdering a fellow Marine of their unit, PFC William Santiago (Michael DeLorenzo), at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, which is under the command of Col. Nathan R. Jessep (Jack Nicholson).
Santiago compared unfavorably to his fellow Marines, had poor relations with them and failed to...