12 Angry Men

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The 1957 film “12 Angry Men” illustrates various social psychology theories and key concepts. In this film, twelve men are selected as jurors for a murder trial involving a father and son. Together they must decide on the guilt or the innocence of the accused. At the beginning, eleven of the twelve jurors voted guilty. However, over the course of the film, many intense discussions and disputes of the evidence ensue and in the end, many of the jurors were swayed to a not-guilty decision. 12 Angry Men epitomizes social psychology theories and concepts involved with social beliefs, conformity, and group influence. Social Beliefs Social beliefs and judgments are important concepts in social psychology when it comes to understanding to what

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