One of my favorite movies is the film A Few Good Men. I like it because it is an awesome courtroom drama in which a hot-shot JAG lawyer (played by Tom Cruise) has to defend the actions of two marines who are on trial for murder. Over the course of the film he learns what it means to respect and defend his clients, even though he disagrees with their actions.
In one scene he offers them a plea bargain in order to avoid the trial. However, the two men do not want to take it because they felt that they were doing right in following orders and seeking to discipline their fellow Marine for breaking the chain of command. They said that he violated their code. When Cruise’s character asks them what their code is, one of the Marines responds: