over 6 years
A great film detailing the ins and outs of the human psyche, leaving the audience changed
almost 7 years
I thought it was a great movie but Forest Whitaker pissed me off.
over 7 years
Prisoner #77 should have chosen to be a web series.
almost 8 years
The characters are ridiculously unbelievable, and the protagonist is the worst of them all
over 8 years
Get ready for a roller coaster. So hard to imagine that this is based on a true story.
The Experiment is a 2010 American thriller film directed by Paul Scheuring and starring Adrien Brody, Forest Whitaker and Maggie Grace, about an experiment which resembles Philip Zimbardo's Stanford prison experiment in 1971. The film is a remake of the 2001 German film Das Experiment, which was directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel.
When the film was still shooting, the United States distribution rights were acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group, which released the film straight-to-video in the United States on September 21, 2010 through its Stage 6 Films label.
26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study led by a Dr Archaleta (Fisher Stevens), for which each participant is to receive $14,000 after two weeks. Included is Travis (Adrien Brody) and Barris (Forest Whitaker), who meet at the introduction of the study. Travis has just lost his part time job and is a peace protester who wants to travel to India with his...