12 angry men
Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th jur...
|Corporate Author:||Orion-Nova Productions (Firm), United Artists Corporation., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.|
|Other Authors:||Rose, Reginald., Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011., Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982., Cobb, Lee J., 1911-1976., Begley, Ed, 1901-1970., Marshall, E. G., 1914-1998., Warden, Jack., Balsam, Martin, 1919-1996., Fiedler, John, 1925-2005., Klugman, Jack., Binns, Edward, 1916-1990., Sweeney, Joseph, -1963., Voskovec, Jiří, 1905-1981., Webber, Robert, 1924-1989.|
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Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forego his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgment?
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
Adapted by Reginald Rose from his original 1954 teleplay.
Special features: audio commentary with film historian Drew Casper, beyond a reasonable doubt: making 12 Angry Men featurette, inside the jury room featurette.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; dual-layer disc ; Dolby Digital mono. audio ; widescreen format (1.66:1).
Named to the National Film Registry in 2007 by the Library of Congress ; Winner, Best Written American Drama (Reginal Rose), 1958 Writers Guild of America Awards.
Editor, Carl Lerner ; music composed and conducted by Kenyon Hopkins ; director of photography, Boris Kaufman.
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