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12 Angry Men (1957)

Runtime
1hr 36mins
Directed by
Sidney Lumet
Featuring
Henry Fonda,
Lee J. Cobb,
Martin Balsam

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Mon 6/03
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12 Angry Men, by Sidney Lumet, may be the most radical courtroom drama in cinema history. 

A behind-closed-doors look at the American legal system that is as riveting as it is spare, this iconic adaptation of Reginald Rose’s teleplay stars Henry Fonda as the dissenting member on a jury of white men ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father. The result is a saga of epic proportions that plays out over a tense afternoon in one sweltering room. Lumet’s electrifying snapshot of 1950s America on the verge of change is one of the great feature film debuts. - The Criterion Collection

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