When two marines are charged with murdering a member of their platoon during an unsanctioned disciplinary action in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the armed forces hire a lieutenant they believe is a lightweight defense attorney. Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) prides himself in having successfully plea-bargained every one of his 44 cases and would just as well make this one his 45th. However, ambitious internal affairs officer Lieutenant Commander Jo Ann Galloway (Demi Moore) smells a rat in the form of a hushed-up practice known as Code Red and, furious at Kaffee's halfhearted efforts, gets hired as the younger cadet's defender. Aided by Lt. Com. Galloway's prodding, Lt. Kaffee begins to realize the rottenness of the whole affair and sets to take on the whole Guantanamo Bay marine corps and its codes, a decision that makes inevitable a ferocious head-to-head showdown with an immovable force. Irascible Colonel Nathan Jessup (Jack Nicholson, in one of the most striking performances of his fabled career) heads the Cuban marine base and is on the cusp of appointment to the National Security Council. Jessup embodies both the necessity and the evil in necessary evil and does not take lightly to anyone questioning his or his corps' methods. Aaron Sorkin's script is adapted from his own gripping award-winning Broadway play and is skillfully brought to the screen by director Rob Reiner.
Region 1 Keep Case Special Edition Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35 Letterbox - 2.35 Audio: Digital Dolby 2.0 - English Digital Dolby 5.1 - English Additional Release Material: Documentary: CODE OF CONDUCT Featurette: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN WITH AARON SORKIN AND ROB REINER Audio Commentary: Rob Reiner - Director Trailers: 1. Original Theatrical Trailer 2. JERRY MAGUIRE 3. THE JUROR Text/Photo Galleries: Filmographies: Cast & Crew
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