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
Several scenes in the jury room have Juror #12 (William Petersen) with a pair of sunglasses on his head, off his head, and back on his head again. See more
Reasonable doubt! That's nothing but words.