Sunday, February 3, 2013

A Few Good Men (1992)

dir. Rob Reiner

U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay - Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, California.

Judge Advocate General's Corps – St. Elizabeth's Hospital, 1100 Alabama Ave SE, Washington, DC. It was a federally run psychiatric hospital which later fell into disrepair although the east campus is still operational. The Department of Homeland Security has relocated its headquarters to the abandoned federally owned western campus of St. Elizabeth’s where A Few Good Men was filmed.

Lieutenant Junior Grade Danny Kaffee (Tom Cruise) plays baseball – 17th St SW and Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC. The ball field is no longer there. Many thanks to Tahoekid for the correction.

Danny and Sam Weinberg (Kevin Pollak) go to see Lieutenant Commander JoAnne Galloway (Demi Moore) – U.S. Department of Commerce (west side), 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

U.S. naval base barracks Windward – Fort McArthur, San Pedro, California

The Marine Corps War Memorial aka the Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington, Virginia

Danny buys magazines and chats with the seller – Idle Time Books, 2410 18th Street NW, Washington, DC. The store has since then moved to 2467 18th Street NW but the alley where the newsstand was located in the film is still recognizable.

Sam's apartment building - 2415 20th Street NW, Washington, DC

U.S. Naval Base airfield - Naval Air Station Point Mugu, Oxnard, California

Colonel Jessep's (Jack Nicholson) house – it was filmed in the house of an Admiral of the Coast Guard in San Pedro, California.

Danny's apartment – 3017 Dent Place NW, Washington, DC

Tidal Basin path and the Jefferson Memorial, Washington, DC

Danny pondering his moral dilemma – the Watergate Steps and the Arlington Memorial Bridge, Washington, DC

Lieutenant Colonel Markinson’s (J.T. Walsh)'s hideout – Downtown Motel (now Motel 6), 1345 4th Street NE, Washington, DC

See also...


The American President

Minority Report

10 comments:

  1. hey exellent work on the page, was looking to no for years were dannys app was and now i do, thanx, paul, ireland,

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  2. best file ever , loveeeeee it!!

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  3. The only correction for this is the baseball field. I also thought this was at the Potomac Park ball fields, but I was literally there yesterday and it didn't match. I figured it out, in several shots you can see the John Paul Jones Statue behind Demi Moore, which places this near the intersection of 17th St SW and Independence Ave SW. Unfortunately there's now a parking lot and snack bar where the baseball diamond was, but if you look on Google Maps it matches up, even with the Jefferson Memorial in the distance, and the Kutz Bridge in the foreground.

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    1. Thank you very much for the correction.

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  4. You have crushed me. I was stationed at GTMO and didn't even know the film was supposed to take place there when I first went to see it. When I saw the the scenes of sunrise along the fence line, I immediately thought "That's GTMO" although they hadn't said it yet. And the hangar looks like the GTMO airfield, too. Nothing else looked like it, but I was always sure they had filmed those sequences there.

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  5. Love your blog. Especially enjoy the posts with a Washington, DC connection. Keep it up!

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  6. What about the seafood place she takes Danny to? I'm pretty sure it's a place in Arlington or Alexandria.

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  7. Crisfield's in Silver Spring, MD perhaps

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  8. The JAG buildings are filmed on St. Elizabeths West Campus, not the East Campus on Alabama Avenue.

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