Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee: Colonel Jessep, did you order the Code Red? Judge Randolph: You don’t have to answer that question. Colonel Jessep: I’ll answer the question! (to Kaffee) You want answers? Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee: I think I’m entitled to. Colonel Jessep: You want answers? Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee: I want the truth! Colonel Jessep: You can’t handle the truth!
Tom Cruise, J.A. Preston and Jack Nicholson in the legal and military drama A few Good Men (1992).
With the release of The Judge with Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall, it got me thinking about what other courtroom dramas have been made before. And one decade which produced plenty of quality courtroom films is the 90s, including one which also starred Duvall. See how many of the chronologically-ordered films below you can work out.
As seen from my quiz of plays in black and white, there have been some very fine films from such a wonderful source. Here are six more recent films from plays, covering a wide range of decades, talent and topics. Who wants to play? 😉
Who’s up for another film quiz? You know you want to. This time, it’s of one of the most enduring A-Listers around. The legendary actor born Tom Cruise Mapother IV has an almost unrivaled CV in cinema and continues to make successful films. See how well you do from the six films below.