Live Poll: The Best '50s/'60s Courtroom Movie

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Many recent polls have been dedicated to a specific decade, but in the case of courtroom dramas, it was so hard to tell whether it was the late '50s or early '60s that best defined the genre that I called for a split decision.

So, your honor, here's a compilation of twenty legal movies or trial films made during an impressively short span of time, from 1956 to 1962, all of them became models of cinematic excellence.

Which of these '50s/'60s courtroom movies is your favorite?

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls029973647/

https://www.imdb.com/poll/xSG1msBYwi0/
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ElM.

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Stephen N Russell

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Paths of Glory, Judgement at Nuremberg
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Inherit the Wind
The Trial of Joan of Arc
Compulsion
To Kill a Mockingbird
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ElM.

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Pretty cool list, not familiar with many series though :)
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DIGGER

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I'll take "12 Angry Men" every time.
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ElM.

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Quite a misunderstanding if you hadn't put the "..."
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TheMovieSmith

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12 Angry Men
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Silitonga

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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) is iconic.
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Jeez.. what a 20 years for the cinema! Unbelievable.

I think 12 Angry Men (1957) is just an all-time favorite (maybe my second favorite film ever after It's a Wonderful Life - just incredible in every way). But that entire Top 5 (+ Inherit the Wind and Witness for the Prosecution) are all 10/10 for me.
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ElM.

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Only 7 years actually. .. yeah, quite impressive!
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Ahmed Habib

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What about the trial people? what's going on?
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ElM.

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12 Angry Men
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I see that a lot of people picked "12 Angry Men(1957)" in the polls.  I thought I was the only one who liked it.  Silly me.
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The Best '50s/'60s Courtroom Movies
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