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The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)

 |  Drama, Thriller  |  17 July 2015 (USA)
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Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.

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Christina Zimbardo
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Daniel Culp - Prisoner '8612'
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Dr. Philip Zimbardo
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Peter Mitchell - Prisoner 819
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Christopher Archer
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John Lovett
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Ward
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Jeff Jansen
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Vandy
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Townshend
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Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.

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Both the 2010 and 2015 films are remakes of the excellent, original year 2000 'Das Experiemnt', by 'Downfall' (Hitler's last days in the Berlin bunker) director Oliver Hirschbiegel. The main protagonist in Das Experiment, actor Moritz Bliebtreu, was the love interest in 'Run Lola Run'. See more »

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Version of The Experiment (2010) See more »

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Rip Off of a German Film palmacci
The Experiment: the german movie about this fritz2525
The 'rumoured' cast members .. MPFourEedz
Awesome! Will there be a Zimbardo character? bluepez
Please don't make this movie... ChaseMac
Boring nonsense... I'll never watch it. imdb-com-436
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