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1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Following the closing arguments in a murder trial, the 12 members of the jury must deliberate, with a guilty verdict meaning death for the accused, an inner-city teen. As the dozen men try to reach a unanimous decision while sequestered in a room, one juror (Henry Fonda) casts considerable doubt on elements of the case. Personal issues soon rise to the surface, and conflict threatens to derail the delicate process that will decide one boy's fate.

Cast: Henry Fonda , Lee J. Cobb , Ed Begley , E.G. Marshall , Jack Klugman , Martin Balsam , John Fiedler , Joseph Sweeney

Director: Sidney Lumet

Genres: Drama

Distributor: United Artists, Criterion Collection, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., Metro Goldwyn Mayer

12 Angry Men (1957)

Release Date: April 13th, 1957|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • October 03, 2009 Gcarter402
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    It is hard for me to view this movie and not feel the pains of the juror. How one juror saw the case in a particular way (different from those of other jurors) and swayed the olpinion so that others could see that point as well. A must for those wishing to understand and practice negoitation for how you can stand apart from others; yet can convince others of your view and your conviction.

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