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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Screenwriter Reginald Rose
updated his own 43-year-old teleplay, racially integrating the cast of jurors for the first time. When asked in an interview why he didn't cast some of the jurors as women, he jokingly (but accurately) quipped, "Then the title would have to be changed to '12 Angry Persons,' and it wouldn't be as effective." See more
After it starts raining, and they take a break, Juror #7 picks up a piece of wadded up paper twice between shots. See more
The kid's a punk, he don't even speak good English!
He doesn't even speak good English
Version of 12 Angry Men