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Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 78 Ratings

Summary: In this dramatic courtroom thriller, Lt. Daniel Kaffee, a Navy lawyer who has never seen the inside of the courtroom, defends two stubborn Marines who have been accused of murdering a colleague. Kaffee is known as being lazy and had arranged for a plea bargain. Downey's Aunt Ginny appoints Cmdr. Galloway to represent him. Also on the legal staff is Lt. Sam Weinberg. The team rounds up many facts and Kaffee is discovering that he is really cut out for trial work. The defense is originally based upon the fact that PFC Santiago, the victim, was given a "CODE RED". Santiago was basically a screw-up. At Gitmo, screw-ups aren't tolerated. Especially by Col. Nathan Jessup. In Cuba, Jessup and two senior officers try to give all the help they can, but Kaffee knows something's fishy. In the conclusion of the film, the fireworks are set off by a confrontation between Jessup and Kaffee.
Runtime: 138 min
Rating: Rated R for language.
Production: Castle Rock Entertainment
Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Oct 7, 1997
Director Credit
Rob Reiner Director
Writer Credit
Aaron Sorkin Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Demi Moore Lt. Cdr. JoAnne Galloway
Jack Nicholson Col. Nathan R. Jessep
Tom Cruise Lt. Daniel Kaffee
Cast Credit
Christopher Guest Dr. Stone
J.A. Preston Judge Julius Alexander Randolph
J.T. Walsh Lt. Col. Matthew Andrew Markinson
James Marshall Pfc. Louden Downey
John M. Jackson Capt. West
Kevin Bacon Capt. Jack Ross
Kevin Pollak Lt. Sam Weinberg
Kiefer Sutherland Lt. Jonathan Kendrick
Matt Craven Lt. Dave Spradling
Noah Wyle Cpl. Jeffrey Barnes
Wolfgang Bodison Lance Cpl. Harold W. Dawson
Xander Berkeley Capt. Whitaker
Producer Credit
Andrew Scheinman Producer
David Brown Producer
Jeffrey Stott Co-Producer
Rachel Pfeffer Executive Producer
Rob Reiner Producer
Steve Nicolaides Co-Producer
William S. Gilmore Executive Producer
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