FILM TALK Episode #15: 12 Angry Men (1957), Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden, dir Sidney Lumet

12 Angry Men is Sidney Lumet’s classic 1957 courtroom drama with an impressive cast that includes Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E. G. Marshall, Jack Warden and Jack Klugman. Championed for a position on our list of the 100 greatest films ever made by Brian Reynolds.

12 Angry Men was adapted from a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose. It tells the story of a jury of 12 men as they deliberate the conviction or acquittal of a defendant on the basis of reasonable doubt, forcing the jurors to question their morals and values.

FILM TALK is all about us reviewing and appreciating the greatest films ever made. Each week we publish a new video reviewing and discussing a different classic film that is destined for our list of the 100 greatest films in cinema history, at least the greatest films in our opinion.