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Analysis Of 12 Angry Men Movie

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Have you ever been accused of something that you didn’t do? Or even have others gang up on you because of your opinion on something. There are so many people in the world who want justice and will do anything to get it. This movie took place in New York city in a court a house. The story is told in third person limited. The judge will have to decide if a young puerto rican boy who is 18 years old, is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. First it begins as an open and shut case of a murder. Although it soon becomes a detective story, a bunch of clues start to appear creating doubt about the case. At first 11 of the 12 jurors are quick to vote that he is guilty. The remaining juror seems skeptical about the evidence and facts. Later on in the movie, more jurors started to vote not guilty. All the jurors went over the evidence but a lot of it didn’t make sense. So as they kept investigating, more clues and assumptions began to appear. Then when they took a couple more votes, it eventually came down to twelve not guilty and one guilty. After the one juror started to get mad and didn’t have enough evidence to prove the boy guilty, he had no choice but to vote not guilty. This then makes the vote twelve not guilty, meaning the boy won’t be executed.

The characters in the film are the foreman, judge, the young 18 year old, and the twelve jurors. Twelve Angry men take place in New York in a court house. One theme of Twelve Angry Men is justice because as the
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