20 Cult Favorite Movies That Were Supposed To Be TV Shows First
12 Angry Men
If you never had to watch 12 Angry Men in your American Government classes, you should probably ask for your tuition money back. It’s a little-known fact that the 1957 masterpiece was based on a play created for TV. That version, which was worse if only for the criminal lack of Henry Fonda, shared two actors with the film and was created only three years before it was adapted for the big screen. The TV play was lost for over half a century before, mysteriously, it was uploaded onto YouTube in 2003 (you can find it on Digital Spy, too).