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12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men1This movie is a 1957 classic drama, written and co-produced by Reginald Rose

The film was completed in less than 3 weeks on a budget which is equivalent to almost 3 million dollars today.

12 Angry Men hit the 28th place in a list of 50 greatest movies played by John Fonda.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best director and best writing of adapted screenplay, but it did not win.

The movie tells the story of a jury made up of 12 men given the hard job to guilt or acquit a defendant based on the reasonable doubt.

The movie is 96 minutes long ant it’s filmed mostly in the jury room. Only 3 minutes of it are filmed outside of the court house.

The 6 days of a long and complex case of murder in the first degree is shortened up and the real action of the movie starts with the camera catching the serious faces of the jury members when the judge states the importance of the reasonable doubt judgment.

If there’s a reasonable doubt in your minds as to the guilt of the accused, reasonable doubt, then you must bring me a verdict of not

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