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What was the accuser's alibi for the crucial time when the murder took place in the play twelve angry men?
In the film, 'Twelve Angry Men,' the accused's alibi for his whereabouts at the time of the murder was that he was at a movie theater, watching a double feature. Belief in… his alibi was challenged when he could not remember the name of either of the films.
Juror #8 -played by Henry Fonda in the 1957 black-and-white version directed by Sidney Lumet- manages to persuade all 11 other jurors to find the defendant not guilty. And the…y leave the courthouse.
Juror 5 gets mad after the second vote, when Juror 3 accuses him of being soft and changing his vote. It turns out Juror 9 (the old man) was the one to change his vote.
After the Preliminary vote, the results were: Eleven voting in favor of Guilty and one hold-out (Juror #8) for Not Guilty.
Some differences between the play and the movie are that in the movie, there is a scene in the very beginning in the courtroom, and in the middle, a scene in the bathroom. I c…an't remember exactly, but in one of them, the boy is 19 years old, and in the other, he's 18 years old. In the movie, one of the jurors want to leave because he has tickets to a ball game, and in the play, he has theater tickets. I know there are some more, but it's been a while since I read/ watched this! Hope I helped! :)
The main conflict in the film Twelve Angry Men, was that there were eleven jurors who initially voted Guilty with one hold-out. That lone juror (Henry Fonda) would spend the r…est of the film presenting causes for 'reasonable doubt' in the minds of fellow jurors.
The boy claimed he went to a movie about 11:30 pm, returning home at 3:10 am "to find his father dead and himself arrested'.
Juror #7 had a hidden agenda. He wanted the court case to be over and done with as fast as possible so that he could attend a ball game. He even went as far as to change his v…ote to not-guilty claiming he was "sick of all the talking." But what he really wanted was to speed up the proceedings.
Juror #8 (played by Henry Fonda).
There have always been twelve jurors on any jury panels that I know of. Does something give you the impression there should be any less? I believe twelve individuals would be …able to come up with the appropriate verdict much better than six. I only say that because I realize some cases only employ six to eight jurors. But, not in Capital cases!
A teenager is on trial for murder. The film is about the jury deliberating a verdict.
Juror #1, Juror #2, Juror #3, Juror #4, Juror #5, Juror #6, Juror #7, Juror #8, Juror #9, Juror #10, Juror #11, Juror #12, Only two character's names are revealed. At the en…d of the film, while the jurors are leaving the courthouse, Henry Fonda (Juror #8) and Joseph Sweeney (Juror #9) meet on the steps. Fonda introduces himself as "Davis", Sweeney as "McCardle".
People should put all personal feelings away when deciding on a decision
The boy's motive for killing his father was due to the abuse and strained relationship between the two of them. His innocence was established in the end though.
The director of the 1957 movie Twelve Angry Men was Sidney Lumet. Sidney Lumet also directed Dog Day Afternoon, Network, Serpico and Prince of The City.