Not Rated | | Crime, Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Lee J. Cobb's character insults Juror #12 by calling him "the boy in the gray flannel suit." One year before the release of this film, Cobb starred in The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956), which also featured Joseph Sweeney (Juror #9).
Man in corridor:
You did a wonderful job, wonderful job!
Judge: To continue, you've listened to a long and complex case, murder in the first degree. Premeditated murder is the most serious charge tried in our criminal courts. You've listened to the testimony, you've had ...
During the rainstorm, the juror turns on the light by pushing the switch down. At the end of the movie, as they are exiting the jury room, the light switch is in the up position.
At the end of the film, the actors are billed in order of their juror numbers; thus Henry Fonda, although the star of the film, appears 8th.
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