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12 Angry Men


Henry Fonda, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb View All


Sidney Lumet (Director), Reginald Rose (Screenplay), Reginald Rose (Story) View All

Release: Apr. 10th, 1957
Runtime: 1 hour, 36 minutes
The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.
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The Sci-Fi Slob
The film is an emotional roller coaster for the audience, and for a film only 90 minutes long set almost entirely in a single room, that is quite a feat.
With the deaths of Jack Warden (Juror #7) on July 19, 2006 and Jack Klugman (Juror #5) on December 24, 2012, none of the twelve stars of 12 Angry Men (1957) are still alive.
We have a sort of Inception moment partway through the movie where Fonda's character, Davis (he's one of maybe 3 characters ever named, but not referred to by name), is in the bathroom and another character asks him, "What if you convince all of us he's innocent and he really did do it?.
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