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12 Angry Men (1957)

Plot: A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

Director: Sidney Lumet

Main Cast: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, Jack Klugman, Martin Balsam, E.G. Marshall, John Fiedler, Edward Binns, Jack Warden, Joseph Sweeney, George Voskovec, Robert Webber

Genres: Drama

Language: English

Award: 1957 - Berlin International Film Festival Golden Berlin Bear and OCIC Award (Sidney Lumet);
1957 - National Board of Review Top Ten Films Award;
1958 - BAFTA Film Award for Best Foreign Actor (Henry Fonda);
1958 - Edgar Alla Poe Award for Best Motion Picture (Reginald Rose);
1958 - Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Silver Ribbon for Best Foreign Film (Sydney Lumet);
1958 - Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written American Drama (Reginal Rose);
2007 - National Film Registry Selection;
2008 - Online Film & Television Assocation Hall of Fame Award