"12 Angry Men" quotes

12 Angry Men poster
The jury in a New York City murder trial is frustrated by a single member whose skeptical caution forces them to more carefully consider the evidence before jumping to a hasty verdict.

Director: Sidney Lumet
Writer: Reginald Rose
Production: Orion-Nova Pictures
Genre: crime, drama
Year: 1957
MetaScore: 96/100
ImdbRating: 9.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 10 Apr 1957
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 17 wins & 13 nominations total

73 Clips

We're talking about somebody's life here - 12 Angry Men 00:24
We're talking about somebody's life here
You're talking about a matter of seconds - 12 Angry Men 00:24
You're talking about a matter of seconds
I don't believe I have to be loyal to one side or the other - 12 Angry Men 00:27
I don't believe I have to be loyal to one side or the other
I think testimony that could put a boy into the electric chair should be that accurate - 12 Angry Men 00:29
I think testimony that could put a boy into the electric...
You voted guilty - 12 Angry Men 00:18
You voted guilty
It's not easy to stand alone against the ridicule of others - 12 Angry Men 00:23
It's not easy to stand alone against the ridicule of others
Let me ask you this - 12 Angry Men 00:43
Let me ask you this
I don't think so - 12 Angry Men 00:44
I don't think so
He doesn't even speak good English - 12 Angry Men 00:18
He doesn't even speak good English
Has anyone have any idea hwo long it would take an el - 12 Angry Men 00:20
Has anyone have any idea hwo long it would take an el
What do you mean - 12 Angry Men 02:14
What do you mean
He's a common ignorant slob - 12 Angry Men 00:22
He's a common ignorant slob
You know what I mean - 12 Angry Men 01:10
You know what I mean
I don't see what all this stuff about the knife has got to do with anything - 12 Angry Men 01:08
I don't see what all this stuff about the knife has got to...
When he couldn't remember a thing about the movies - 12 Angry Men 02:48
When he couldn't remember a thing about the movies
It's gettin' us nowhere - 12 Angry Men 03:24
It's gettin' us nowhere
You've had enough - 12 Angry Men 03:26
You've had enough
I just want to talk - 12 Angry Men 02:44
I just want to talk
What're you talking about - 12 Angry Men 03:57
What're you talking about
There's something else I'd like to talk about for a minute - 12 Angry Men 03:57
There's something else I'd like to talk about for a minute
The boy looks guilty - 12 Angry Men 02:36
The boy looks guilty
According to the testimony - 12 Angry Men 02:32
According to the testimony
Nothing is that positive - 12 Angry Men 02:34
Nothing is that positive
You ever hear a kid call his father that anymore - 12 Angry Men 01:52
You ever hear a kid call his father that anymore
There was one alleged eye witness to this killing - 12 Angry Men 02:08
There was one alleged eye witness to this killing
Supposing they're wrong - 12 Angry Men 02:08
Supposing they're wrong
It's really hot - 12 Angry Men 00:20
It's really hot
Why should he lie - 12 Angry Men 01:23
Why should he lie
You a Yankee fan - 12 Angry Men 00:24
You a Yankee fan
This was a secret ballot - 12 Angry Men 04:58
This was a secret ballot
Don't give me that - 12 Angry Men 01:18
Don't give me that
I'm telling you - 12 Angry Men 01:18
I'm telling you
Know what I mean - 12 Angry Men 01:46
Know what I mean
I just think we owe him a few words - 12 Angry Men 02:04
I just think we owe him a few words
Do you wear glasses when you go to bed - 12 Angry Men 04:06
Do you wear glasses when you go to bed
How do  you  know - 12 Angry Men 04:11
How do you know
I'm not used to supposin' - 12 Angry Men 00:44
I'm not used to supposin'
I just think he's guilty - 12 Angry Men 00:57
I just think he's guilty
It's hard to put into words - 12 Angry Men 01:03
It's hard to put into words
What's his name - 12 Angry Men 01:13
What's his name
It's  possible - 12 Angry Men 00:19
It's possible
You think he's not guilty - 12 Angry Men 00:17
You think he's not guilty
I don't understand you people - 12 Angry Men 04:44
I don't understand you people
What's your name - 12 Angry Men 00:15
What's your name
Unless somebody else wants to - 12 Angry Men 01:55
Unless somebody else wants to
I'd like to ask you something - 12 Angry Men 00:38
I'd like to ask you something
It's always difficult to keep personal prejudice out of a thing like this - 12 Angry Men 01:59
It's always difficult to keep personal prejudice out of a...
What do we do now - 12 Angry Men 03:33
What do we do now
What do you want - 12 Angry Men 04:46
What do you want
That's a very sad thing - 12 Angry Men 00:16
That's a very sad thing
What are you so polite about - 12 Angry Men 00:27
What are you so polite about
I'm just a workin' man - 12 Angry Men 00:41
I'm just a workin' man
I don't know - 12 Angry Men 00:23
I don't know
You're talkin' about a matter of  seconds - 12 Angry Men 00:39
You're talkin' about a matter of seconds
You  wanna try it - 12 Angry Men 02:10
You wanna try it
I beg pardon - 12 Angry Men 00:31
I beg pardon
Has anyone have any idea how long it would take an el - 12 Angry Men 00:22
Has anyone have any idea how long it would take an el
Got to his front door as fast as he could - 12 Angry Men 04:23
Got to his front door as fast as he could
Do you really think the boy'd shout out a thing like that so the whole neighborhood could hear him - 12 Angry Men 00:59
Do you really think the boy'd shout out a thing like that so...
Aren't you - 12 Angry Men 00:17
Aren't you
All right - 12 Angry Men 04:29
All right
You heard me - 12 Angry Men 03:44
You heard me
You don't believe the boy's story - 12 Angry Men 00:38
You don't believe the boy's story
Wonderful job - 12 Angry Men 03:07
Wonderful job
What's there to talk about - 12 Angry Men 02:47
What's there to talk about
We're not - 12 Angry Men 01:53
We're not
To be nothing - 12 Angry Men 00:15
To be nothing
This isn't a game - 12 Angry Men 00:22
This isn't a game
The old man heard the fight between the boy and his father a few hours earlier - 12 Angry Men 04:23
The old man heard the fight between the boy and his father a...
That's right - 12 Angry Men 00:34
That's right
That's all - 12 Angry Men 00:42
That's all
That doesn't prove anything - 12 Angry Men 01:09
That doesn't prove anything
Murder in the first degree - 12 Angry Men 03:07
Murder in the first degree

Cast

Juror 1 - Martin Balsam
Juror 2 - John Fiedler
Juror 3 - Lee J. Cobb
Juror 4 - E.G. Marshall
Juror 5 - Jack Klugman
Juror 6 - Edward Binns
Juror 7 - Jack Warden
Juror 8 - Henry Fonda
Juror 9 - Joseph Sweeney
Juror 10 - Ed Begley
Juror 11 - George Voskovec
Juror 12 - Robert Webber
Judge - Rudy Bond
Stenographer - Tom Gorman
Guard - James Kelly
Court Clerk - Billy Nelson
The Accused - John Savoca
Man Waiting for Elevator - Walter Stocker