First Friday Film: 12 Angry Men

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Adults

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This classic 1957 film deals with issues still relevant today in its portrayal of jurors in a murder case against a teenager accused of killing his father. The twelfth juror stands out in his belief of the defendant's innocence. Leading the powerhouse cast is Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley and Jack Klugman. Critics have called  this film a masterpiece, and "one of the best films ever made" (The Hollywood Reporter).