A Few Good Men Summary

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A Few Good Men Summary A few Good Men is a movie that presents strong a strong ethical dilemma. The story is about two Marines Pfc Downey( James Marshall), and Lanc Cpl. Dawson (Wolfgang Bodison) who are charged with the murder of another marine PFC Santiago. The legal team representing is comprised of Lt Kaffee (Tom Cruise) who seems to be more interested in playing baseball, his friend LTJG Sam Weinberg (Kevin Pollack), and Cmdr Galloway (Demi Moore), who believes there is more to the story behind the death. The legal team starts by talking about the accusation with the marines who appear to be less then enthusiastic to cooperate with their representation. Despite Kaffee’s frustration at their reluctance to give any details regarding the event he still contuse to pursue answers. His investigation leads him to the base where the incident happened at Guantanamo Bay. He is faced with a different reality on the base at Guantanamo Bay where the enemy is waiting outside the fence waiting to shoot any officer they see. He is reminded of the increased dangers by the base commander Col Jessup (Jack Nicholson). Jessup is an egotistical and arrogant man who, while appearing to cooperate with the legal team, still seems to be hiding details surrounding the young marine’s mysterious death. The legal teams growing curiosity helps them uncover further details that point to the guilt of not only the marines, but also Jessup. Jessup ordered the marines to give a code red, which is an

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