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
Did You Know?
In the original 1957 script, the defense attorney is referred to several times as 'he'. In the 1997 script, the defense attorney is again referred to as 'he', but, in the opening scene of the 1997 version, the defense attorney who is sitting next to the defendant is a woman (oops!). See more
When Juror #3 gets up to demonstrate the stabbing on Juror #8, he opens the blade twice. See more
The kid's a punk, he don't even speak good English!
He doesn't even speak good English
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.191