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.
United States of America
Tom Cruise (Lt. Daniel Kaffee), Jack Nicholson (Col. Nathan R. Jessep), Demi Moore (Lt. Cdr. JoAnne Galloway), Kevin Bacon (Capt. Jack Ross), Kiefer Sutherland (Lt. Jonathan Kendrick), Kevin Pollak (Lt. Sam Weinberg), James Marshall (Pfc. Louden Downey) more..., J.T. Walsh (Lt. Col. Matthew A. Markinson), Christopher Guest (Dr. Stone), J.A. Preston (Judge Randolph), Matt Craven (Lt. Dave Spradling), Wolfgang Bodison (Lance Cpl. Harold W. Dawson), Xander Berkeley (Capt. Whitaker), John M. Jackson (Capt. West), Noah Wyle (Cpl. Jeffrey Barnes), Cuba Gooding Jr. (Cpl. Carl Hammaker), Joshua Malina (Tom (as Josh Malina)), Oscar Jordan (Steward), Aaron Sorkin (Man in Bar), Alex Wexo (Guard #2 (as Al Wexo)), Frank Cavestani (Agent #1), Jan Munroe (Jury Foreman), Ron Ostrow (M.P.), Harry Caesar (Luther), Michael DeLorenzo (Pfc. William T. Santiago), Geoffrey Nauffts (Lt. Sherby), Arthur Senzy (Robert C. McGuire), Cameron Thor (Cdr. Lawrence), David Bowe (Cdr. Gibbs), Maud Winchester (Aunt Ginny Miller), Jack Serino (Navy Officer (uncredited))
Aaron Sorkin (Screenplay), Robert Richardson (Director of Photography), Robert Leighton (Editor), Andrew Scheinman (Producer), Rob Reiner (Producer), David Brown (Producer), Jeffrey Stott (Co-Producer) more..., Steve Nicolaides (Co-Producer), Rachel Pfeffer (Executive Producer), William S. Gilmore (Executive Producer), Aaron Sorkin (Theatre Play), Janet Hirshenson (Casting), Jane Jenkins (Casting), J. Michael Riva (Production Design), David F. Klassen (Art Direction), Michael Taylor (Set Decoration), Gloria Gresham (Costume Design), Stephen Abrums (Makeup Department Head), Enzo Angileri (Hairstylist), Richard Dean (Makeup Artist), Edouard F. Henriques (Makeup Artist), Lyndell Quiyou (Hairstylist), Larry Waggoner (Hair Department Head), Marc Shaiman (Music), Steve Nicolaides (Production Manager), Frank Capra III (First Assistant Director), Matthew H. Rowland (Second Assistant Director), Gary B. Kibbe (Second Unit Director of Photography), Anthony Gaudioz (Camera Operator), Ken Nishino (First Assistant Camera), J. Michael Muro (Steadicam Operator), Kerry Lyn McKissick (Script Supervisor), Linda Allan-Folsom (Production Coordinator), Elizabeth Ervin (Production Coordinator), Christy Dimmig (Post Production Supervisor), Richard Davis, Jr. (Location Manager), Steven Nevius (Editor), Alan Edward Bell (First Assistant Editor), Mary Morrisey (Assistant Editor), Nina Lucia (Assistant Editor) and others.
David Brown Productions
Kaffee, Galloway and Weinberg have breakfast with Colonel Jessep at his quarters on Guantánamo Bay.
Daniel Kaffee and JoAnne Galloway have their first confrontation.
Lt. Daniel Kaffee sitting on the steps reflects on his moral dilemmas.