The Stanford Prison Experiment

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"They were given 2 weeks. It lasted 6 days."
  • R
  • 2015
  • 2 hr 1 min
  • 6.9  (36,817)
  • 67

In this thriller, a psychologist conducts an experiment on college students to examine their behavior when they're put in the role of either a prisoner or a prison guard. The whole thing gets out of hand when the guards become unexpectedly violent. The film is a fictionalized version of an actual event that took place in 1971.

The Stanford Prison Experiment
The Stanford Prison Experiment
The Stanford Prison Experiment

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In this thriller, a psychologist conducts an experiment on college students to examine their behavior when they're put in the role of either a prisoner or a prison guard. The whole thing gets out of hand when the guards become unexpectedly violent. The film is a fictionalized version of an actual event that took place in 1971.

The Stanford Prison Experiment is a 2015 thriller with a runtime of 2 hours and 1 minute. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 67.

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  • Release Date
    2015
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 1 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (36,817)
  • Metascore
    67