12 Angry Men Moral

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Those who can convey their ideas can change the world, and those who stand alone fighting for their ideas are the strongest among us all. This is one of the many deep massages that were sent by the director Sidney Lumet throughout his masterpiece 12 Angry Men. 12 Angry Men is one of the most memorable movies from the year 1957. It is also considered as one of the top 100 movies of all time on the review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes (Top 100 Movies of All Time, n.d.). This artistic movie is an experience of a magnificent plot, distinguished characterization, and significant moral messages. It is understandable that many people would choose any movie from 2017 over a black and white movie from 1957. The huge technical possibilities…show more content…
First of all, there is a difference between justice and truth. No one can know for sure whether the boy killed his father or not. The jury's duty is to look into evidence and trial facts and to see whether they lead to guilt completely. If there is a reasonable doubt that evidence may not lead to complete guilt, then no jury can say that the defendant is guilty. Secondly, everybody has the right to a fair trial, regardless of his or her economic or family background, or his or her past. It is everybody's right to have a fair trial. Thirdly, any case has different perspectives, and it is essential to view all the possible perspectives before any final decision is made. Compared to nowadays courtroom drama such as law and order or the good wife, 12 Angry Men appears to give a deeper meaning. While these two series talk about the life of lawyers and how they convey their ideas, deal with complicated cases, and the philosophy of right and wrong, 12 Angry Men presents the case from the jury point of view. It presents how normal people would look at such a case, how would they deal with a complicated murder, and most importantly how would they handle such a
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