A Few Good Men/Trivia

Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.

  • All-Star Cast: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, just to name a few. Cuba Gooding Jr., Kevin Pollack, and Noah Wyle, just to name a few more. Christopher Guest, to name yet another.
  • Backed by the Pentagon: Averted as this film wasn't.
  • Beam Me Up, Scotty: The famous quote said on the main page is often interpreted as simply just one line: "You want the truth? You can't handle the truth!"
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Noah Wyle, Cuba Gooding, Jr, and Christopher Guest each play witnesses. John M. Jackson who plays Captain West would go on to play another Navy lawyer, Admiral Chegwidden, for nine 9 years on JAG. See All-Star Cast above.
  • Playing Against Type: J.T. Walsh was well known for playing slimy shady characters. Here he plays an upstanding, ethical (if spineless) military officer.