“12 Angry Men” quotes(1957)
Plot – A young Spanish-American guy is charged with the murder of his father. The majority of the jury is convinced that the guy is guilty as the proofs seem irrefutable and they want to solve the case quickly so they can go home. However, one of them is stubbornly convinced of the guy’s innocence and begins to instill doubts in the others’ minds.
All actors – Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Jack Warden, Henry Fonda, Joseph Sweeney, Ed Begley, George Voskovec, Robert Webber, Rudy Bond, James Kelly, Billy Nelson, John Savocashow all
“12 Angry Men” Quotes 6 quotes
“- Juror #6: You think he's not guilty, huh?
- Juror #8: I don't know. It's possible.”
“- Juror #2: It's hard to put into words. I just think he's guilty. I thought it was obvious from the word, 'Go'. Nobody proved otherwise.
- Juror #8: Nobody has to prove otherwise. The burden of proof is on the prosecution. The defendant doesn't even have to open his mouth. That's in the Constitution.”
“- Juror #3: You're talkin' about a matter of *seconds!* Nobody can be that accurate!
- Juror #8: Well, I think testimony that can put a boy into the electric chair should be that accurate.”
“It's always difficult to keep personal prejudice out of a thing like this. And wherever you run into it, prejudice always obscures the truth. I don't really know what the truth is. I don't suppose anybody will ever really know. Nine of us now seem to feel that the defendant is innocent, but we're just gambling on probabilities - we may be wrong....” (continue)(continue reading)
“Gentlemen, that's a very sad thing... to be nothing.”