Twelve Angry Men: Movie Review

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Twelve Angry Men Movie Review The American Government is made up of three branches: judicial, legislative and executive. We are very fortunate to have a judicial system in the United States, which is based on the idea that everyone is innocent until proven guilty. The same problems are still happening today in 2018 that happened in 1957 when this movie was made. Taking time off work, not getting the same amount of pay as if they were at work, and simply just not wanting to be there. People will always be biased from their own experiences, especially in today's time. People are still racist, angry and just do not want to take time out of their everyday lives. This trial was completely backwards; instead of going from innocent to guilty, it went from guilty to innocent. It makes you wonder how often it really is this way instead of innocent till proven guilty. Mr. Davis had an extremely hard time convincing all the jurors that the defendant was not guilty. He had to say that he didn't know if he was innocent, he just knew that he had a reasonable doubt. The…show more content…
You can tell early on in the movie that he has problems with his son. He mentions his fallout and claims that when his son was younger he saw him run away from a fight. He told the jurors that he’d make a man out of him. Clearly, this did not work out so well, because he has not seen his son in two years, after they got in a fight and his son punched him in the face. This man is definitely power hungry. He is not only in charge at home, but is also a bully at his messenger service company called The Beck and Call Company. This man is taking the trial very personal because of the problems he has had with his son. He even goes as far to say that he would pull the switch on the electric chair. Juror #3 is a very angry man who’s own tragedy of losing his son has made him biased towards all young

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