June 20, 2023

With summer in full swing, families and friends gravitate toward the theater to catch a film and beat the heat for a few hours. Immersing oneself in the world on screen and escaping reality for an evening is a pastime that young and old have enjoyed for decades. For Aggies, however, many flicks take them back to their college days through the movies’ on- or off-screen connections to their alma mater. Here are some films that bring the Spirit can ne’er be told to the silver screen. 

“A Few Good Men” (1992)  

“You can’t handle the truth!” This blockbuster legal drama stars Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson and Demi Moore in an adaptation of a play by screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. The film centers on Lt. Daniel Kaffee, a military lawyer played by Cruise, as he defends two Marines who were accused of killing one of their fellow comrades.