Made for cable television remake of the 1957 classic about twelve jurors quick to condemn a Latino youth on trial for murdering his father before reviewing the evidence. Juror #8 holds out with a verdict of not guilty, thus setting the stage for arguments and reasons why or why not the boy may be guilty. Written by
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was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance, and lost to Ving Rhames
. Upon winning, however, Rhames asked Jack Lemmon to join him on stage and presented the award to him. Lemmon declared that the moment was "one of the sweetest in my life." See more
When #8 (Jack Lemon) takes a cough drop and starts talking again, there is a shot of #2 (Ossie Davis) putting the box back in his shirt pocket. A few seconds later, he puts it into his shirt pocket again. See more
The kid's a punk, he don't even speak good English!
He doesn't even speak good English