Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon
Rob Reiner (Director), Aaron Sorkin (Screenplay)
Release: Dec. 11th, 1992
Runtime: 2 hours, 18 minutes
When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
I liked the movie up until the end possibly, where I am sure, but I just find it hard to believe
That the antagonist, Jessop (Jack Nicholson), would get so worked up that he would actu...
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Rob Reiner's early career definitely showed a lot of versatility across multiple films thanks to his handling of richly developed characters, which makes him a good choice for directing Aaron Sorkin's dialogue-heavy screenplay.
In addition to the courtroom drama, the film is also a character study revolving around Cruise's character, Daniel Caffee, a relatively inexperienced attorney trying to crawl from under his father's legacy as an attorney and his lack of actual courtroom experience.