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  1. 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men is a 1957 American drama film adapted from a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose. Written and co-produced by Rose himself and directed by Sidney Lumet, this trial film tells the story of a jury made up of 12 men as they deliberate the guilt or acquittal of a defendant on the basis of reasonable doubt. In the United States, a verdict in most criminal trials by jury must be unanimous. The film is notable for its almost exclusive use of one set: with the exception of the film's opening, which begins outside on the steps of the courthouse followed by the judge's final instructions to the jury before retiring, a brief final scene on the courthouse steps, and two short scenes in an adjoining washroom, the entire movie takes place in the jury room. The total time spent outside the jury room is three minutes out of the full 96 minutes of the movie. 12 Angry Men explores many techniques of consensus-building, and the difficulties encountered in the process, among a group of men whose range of personalities adds intensity and conflict.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 12 angry men in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 12 angry men in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. David Lloyd George:

    Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.

  2. Steven Spielberg:

    If we were to travel back in our legacy, we might have honored Orson Welles for his masterpiece 'Citizen Kane' or Sidney Lumet for '12 Angry Men,' our hope is this new award will shine a light on up-and-coming voices.

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