12 Angry Men (1957) Poster

(1957)

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Sex & Nudity

  • Absolutely nothing. Clean in all aspects

Violence & Gore

  • A boy allegedly murdering his father by stabbing is the central point of the film and the killing is discussed at length and very explicitly. This stabbing is never shown, though the murder weapon and another similar weapon appear in the jury room. Characters talk about knife fights and other violence, though no actual blood or violence are shown onscreen.

Profanity

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Some of the jurors smoke.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Rated PG for some thematic elements and suggestive dialogue
  • The subject matter can be intense for some viewers.

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Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Two men demonstrate how a stabbing took place using the actual knife. These two are opposing each other, so it seems like one will actually stab the other. No violence takes place, but the scene can be suspenseful.
  • The main theme of the film is a murder. Sometimes the men get aggressively angry and frustrated in the jury room, a couple of times almost resorting to physical aggression with each other.

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