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12 Angry Men

20 Ratings: 4.4
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12 Angry Men is an American drama film released on April13, 1957 and produced by United Artists.  The film was directed by Sidney Lumet and was written by Reginald Rose. 12 Angry Men was produced by Henry Fonda along with Reginald Rose, andstarred … see full wiki

Director: Sidney Lumet
Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 1957
MPAA Rating: Unrated
3 reviews about 12 Angry Men
review by . December 09, 2010
Stunning in it's simplicity.
It is the absolute antithesis of everything the Hollywood studios are releasing today.  There is no senseless violence, no special effects of any kind, practically no music and not a woman cannot be seen during the entire film.  Heck, "12 Angry Men" was a box office flop when it was first released back in 1957.  But to those who study and appreciate the fine art of movie-making "12 Angry Men" remains a shining example of how a motion picture should be crafted. …
review by . April 15, 2011
1 Satisfied Filmgoer
12 ANGRY MEN   Written by Reginald Rose   Directed by Sidney Lumet   Starring Henry Fonda, Martin Balsam, Jack Ward and Lee J. Cobb       Take twelve grown men and stick them in a room with no fans in the middle of a sweltering heat wave and you’re darn right, they’re going to get angry. Lock them in there while they debate an accused murderer’s guilt, potentially sending him to his own death, and that anger is bound to get …
review by . January 02, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Just about everything     Cons: Is a fairy tale in the end     The Bottom Line: They really don't base a lot of movies on plays anymore, do they?     Usually when a writer declines to name certain characters, it means the character is faceless. He may or may not be insignificant, but you unquestionably will not be getting to know the guy. 12 Angry Men turns this formula upside-down by giving us twelve jurors who are given the ultimate …
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