- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: March 4, 2008
- Originally Released: 1957
- Label: 20th Century Fox
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.66
- Mono - English, French
- Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- "Beyond A Reasonable Doubt: Making 12 ANGRY MEN"
- "Inside the Jury Room"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"Well, I'm not used to supposin'. I'm just a workin' man. My boss does all the supposin' but I'll try one. Supposin' you talk us all out of this and, uh, the kid really did knife his father'"
- Juror #6 (Edward Binns)
Premiere - 06/01/1994
"Best Courtroom Drama of All Time"
Chicago Sun-Times - 09/29/2002
"...This is a film where tension comes from personality conflict, dialogue and body language....The movie plays like a textbook for directors interested in how lens choices affect mood..."
USA Today - 03/23/2001
"...As the juror dead-set against a murder conviction, Henry Fonda had one of his greatest roles..."
Entertainment Weekly - 03/07/2008
"Fonda shines -- almost literally in a white suit -- as the soft-spoken, merciful Juror No. 8." -- Grade: A-
Sight and Sound - 01/01/2012
"[T]he textures of the film actively transform this righteous template into a bristly, suspenseful, heroic firefight..."
Essential Cinema |
Law / Lawyers |
- Estimated budget: $343,000.
- The shoot lasted 19 days.
- The movie marked the feature-film directorial debut of Sidney Lumet.
- The film was remade for cable television in 1997, directed by William Friedkin, written again by Reginald Rose, and starring Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, Courtney B. Vance, Ossie Davis, James Gandolfini, Tony Danza, and others.