A Few Good Men Synopsis
Navy lawyers (Tom Cruise, Demi Moore) defend Marines for a murder at Gitmo.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
That the performances are uniformly outstanding is a tribute to Rob Reiner, who directs with masterly assurance, fusing suspense and...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Like all courtroom dramas, A Few Good Men is gimmicky and synthetic. It's also an irresistible throwback to the sort of sharp-edged...
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80

Empire

By Emma Cochrane
This is a timeless thriller, a reminder of how stars who have been so average elsewhere can produce excellent — some career-best...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
Works because it's able to draw so many side issues into its central conflict, spreading its concerns culture-wide. [11 Dec 1992]
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Pace and performances dominate, with popped salutes going to Keifer Sutherland, Kevin Pollack, Kevin Bacon and especially Nicholson's...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The film doesn't make us work, doesn't allow us to figure out things for ourselves, is afraid we'll miss things if they're not spelled out.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
Though not terribly interesting as political philosophy, A Few Good Men makes for a passably entertaining movie. [31 Dec 1992, p.A5(E)]
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
An engaging and sometimes gripping movie, if ultimately a superficial one. Reiner has mastered the surface skills of moviemaking, although...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Slick, overly deliberate and brimming with hammy performances...directed by Rob Reiner with glistening, uninspired competence. [11 Dec 1992]
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
The performers are powerless to bring life to this moribund courtroom drama...a snoozer.
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By KD35Baller
Very interesting. Keeps you in suspense throughout the entire movie....

" You want the Truth....YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH!!"

By Ruby_Redz
The classic tagline from '92 lawyer flick "A Few Good Men", that was equally as popular as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s famous line "I'll be back" The cast on this movie was phenomenal. Everyone was...

A Few Good Men

By tmkurish
Definitely a must see. Many star performances. One of Tom cruise's best.YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH!...

Great movie

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You can't handle the truth!

By Dominic LeRose
Getting somebody to spit out the truth has been proven to be a challenge in Rob Reiner's "A Few Good Men." This is a political and law thriller that stretches beyond typical boundaries with regards to...

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Rated R | For Language Warning
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Complex military whodunit. For mature teens+.
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