Top 6 12 Angry Men Movie Facts

Following is our collection of 12 Angry Men facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of 12 Angry Men film message.

You can see the outline of the pocketknife in Juror #7 (Henry Fonda)'s pocket. He would dramatically reveal the knife much later in the film, and reach into the same pocket to do so.
You can see the outline of the pocketknife in Juror #7 (Henry Fonda)'s pocket. He would dramatically reveal the knife much later in the film, and reach into the same pocket to do so.
The set becomes smaller as the time goes to increase tension and to make the movie feel more claustrophobic. Credit to u/R3dOctober for letting me know about this.
The set becomes smaller as the time goes to increase tension and to make the movie feel more claustrophobic. Credit to u/R3dOctober for letting me know about this.

12 Angry Men Trivia

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  1. A classic drama movie. Warden does a cigarette flip in restroom.

12 Angry Men Hidden Details

13 - All the jurors voting innocent walk away from juror #10 except for juror #7, who wants to make the vote go as quickly as possible so he can make it to the baseball game.
All the jurors voting innocent walk away from juror #10 except for juror #7, who wants to make the vote go as quickly as possible so he can make it to the baseball game.
13 - Lee J. Cobb played Juror number 3 in 12 Angry Men (1957). He also played Lt. Kinderman in The Exorcist (1973). George C. Scott played Kinderman in The Exorcist 3 (1990). He also played juror number 3 in the TV movie version of 12 Angry Men (1997). Both actors also have a middle initial.
Lee J. Cobb played Juror number 3 in 12 Angry Men (1957). He also played Lt. Kinderman in The Exorcist (1973). George C. Scott played Kinderman in The Exorcist 3 (1990). He also played juror number 3 in the TV movie version of 12 Angry Men (1997). Both actors also have a middle initial.
12 Angry Men poster
12 Angry Men poster

12 Angry Men Plot

A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of 12 Angry Men. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Crime, Drama
Director Sidney Lumet
Stars Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall
IMDB score 8.9