Questions tagged [a-few-good-men]

1992 Movie Crime/Drama/Mystery. Directed by Rob Reiner. Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollak and Demi Moore leads an all-star cast. About a Naval Lieutenant lawyer defending two Marines who are accused of murder but insist they were acting under orders.

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Looking for clarification of jury rulings at the end of A Few Good Men

Similar to this post, why are the Marines found not guilty of murder at the end of A Few Good Men? With the precedent of the Nuremberg trials, the defense of "I was just following orders" doesn't ...
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How did the Court prosecute Col. Jessup in A Few Good Men

Here is an iconic dialogue from the movie "A Few Good Men" Lt. Kafee: Did you order the CODE RED? Col. Jessup: YOU GODDAMN RIGHT I DID! My question is whether the evidence against Colonel ...
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Why were the Marines found guilty of conduct unbecoming and dishonorably discharged in A Few Good Men?

At the end of A Few Good Men, the two Marines are acquitted on most charges but found guilty of conduct unbecoming a U.S. Marine and ordered to be dishonorably discharged from the Corps. Does it ...
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Why was Dawson not called to testify?

Why was Dawson not called to testify that he was ordered to operate Code Red?
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Why wasn't Kaffee charged?

During the final court scene in A Few Good Men when Kaffee is confronting Jessup after his outburst, Kaffee gives him the following small speech: Don't call me son. I'm a lawyer, and an officer in ...
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Why does Col. Jessup say he will “keep taking cold showers until they elect some gal President”?

When Kaffee et al. initially meet Col. Jessup in A Few Good Men, Jessup makes a remark about how appealing it would be to have a relationship with a female who's more senior in rank (putting it nicely)...
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Knowing more about Santiago

Jessup keeps saying that Santiago's death is important to save many other lives. I didn't get it. I wish somebody could explain this to me. Moreover, if he was so weak, how come he got recruited for ...