Reel 13 – June Lineup

Air date: 06/06/2015

A Few Good Men Featured in Reel 13’s Abbreviated June Lineup on THIRTEEN


Rob Reiner’s 1992 legal drama A Few Good Men makes its Reel 13 debut on THIRTEEN in June.

The star-studded film, led by Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson and Demi Moore, was adapted for screen by Aaron Sorkin from his stage play. The film was critically acclaimed and nominated for four Academy Awards and five Golden Globes. It has also been recognized by AFI’s 100 Years, most notably for Nicholson’s reading of the quotation “You can’t handle the truth!” which was voted the 29th greatest film quote of all time.

The Barefoot Contessa, Main Street and All That I Am are among the month’s other offerings.

The series is pre-empted on Saturday, June 6 and Saturday, June 13 for special pledge programming.

Every Saturday night beginning at 9 p.m., viewers can catch a Hollywood Classic followed by an Indie, both hosted by Columbia University professor Richard Peña. The evening concludes with a Short film selected by viewers who vote for their favorite of three shorts at



Pre-empted for special pledge programming



Pre-empted for special pledge programming



“The Barefoot Contessa” (1954) Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

A Madrid nightclub dancer (Ava Gardner) is propelled to instant stardom and eventual misfortune. With Humphrey Bogart and Edmond O’Brien.


“Main Street” (2010) Dir: John Doyle

A stranger disrupts life in a small Southern city. With Colin Firth, Ellen Burstyn, Patricia Clarkson, Orlando Bloom and Amber Tamblyn.



“A Few Good Men” (1992) Dir: Rob Reiner

Navy lawyers (Tom Cruise, Demi Moore) defend two Marines accused of killing a private at the naval station at Guantanamo Bay. With Jack Nicholson, Kevin Bacon and Kiefer Sutherland.


“All That I Am” (2013) Dir: Carlos Puga

An estranged father upsets a family reunion. With Christopher Abbott, Gaby Hoffmann and Christopher McCann.


WNET is the parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21, New York’s public television stations. For more than 50 years, THIRTEEN has been a partner with the tri-state community, using its rich resources to inform and inspire the passionate people of New York and the world to better understand and address the issues that challenge our diverse communities.

Reel 13 is funded by the Sy Syms Foundation and the Rubin Museum of Art.

David Horn is executive producer.  Bob Morris is senior producer.

Visit Reel 13 Online at for additional information.



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