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12,784 Ratings

12 Angry Men

Directed by Sidney Lumet
United States, 1957
Drama, Mystery


Following the closing arguments in a murder trial, twelve members of the jury must decide the fate of an inner-city teen. The deliberation process brings out the jurors’ prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

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12 Angry Men Directed by Sidney Lumet

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1957 | 3 wins including: Golden Bear

Academy Awards

1958 | 3 nominations including: Best Picture

Locarno International Film Festival

1957 | Special Mention

National Board of Review

1957 | Winner: Top Ten Films

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