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Based on 21 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    That the performances are uniformly outstanding is a tribute to Rob Reiner, who directs with masterly assurance, fusing suspense and character to create a movie that literally vibrates with energy. show more

  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Slick, overly deliberate and brimming with hammy performances...directed by Rob Reiner with glistening, uninspired competence. [11 Dec 1992] show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Pace and performances dominate, with popped salutes going to Keifer Sutherland, Kevin Pollack, Kevin Bacon and especially Nicholson's smiling barracuda. [11 Dec 1992] show more

  • 60
    Julie Salamon Wall Street Journal

    Though not terribly interesting as political philosophy, A Few Good Men makes for a passably entertaining movie. [31 Dec 1992, p.A5(E)] show more

  • 75
    Dave Kehr Chicago Tribune

    Works because it's able to draw so many side issues into its central conflict, spreading its concerns culture-wide. [11 Dec 1992] show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The film doesn't make us work, doesn't allow us to figure out things for ourselves, is afraid we'll miss things if they're not spelled out. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    An engaging and sometimes gripping movie, if ultimately a superficial one. Reiner has mastered the surface skills of moviemaking, although the inner depths continue to elude him. [11 Dec 1992] show more

  • 25
    Jay Scott The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The performers are powerless to bring life to this moribund courtroom drama...a snoozer. show more

  • 80
    Emma Cochrane Empire

    This is a timeless thriller, a reminder of how stars who have been so average elsewhere can produce excellent — some career-best — work when given a decent script and a confident director. show more

  • 60
    TV Guide

    The final scene, when Kaffee locks horns with Jessep, more than makes up for the predictability of what's come before. show more

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