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12 Angry Men (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  17 August 1997 (USA)
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Twelve men must decide the fate of one when one juror objects to the jury's decision.

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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 Humberto Amador

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For the second time George C. Scott plays a character originated by Lee J. Cobb. Cobb in 12 Angry Men (1957) and Scott in this remake both play Juror #3; and Cobb played Lt. Kinderman in The Exorcist (1973) (directed by 'Friedkin, William', like this film), as did Scott in the sequel The Exorcist III (1990). See more »

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After it starts raining, and they take a break, Juror #7 picks up a piece of wadded up paper twice between shots. See more »

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Juror #5: I used to play in a backyard that was filled with garbage. Maybe it still smells on me.
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12 men, one life at stake.
25 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

Watching this movie was like peeling an onion- the more it progressed the more the heart of the real matter was revealed. The ideas this movie fosters- the certainty that everyone enters the jury room with a hidden agenda were proven. Most of all it brings to light the fact that justice and money are connected. I was in awe of both Jack Lemmon and Hume Cronyn- how they were men of courage. Though the whole movie is set in a jury room it never lacks for tension and action. This movie should be required for every person who ever has to serve on a jury.


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