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The Human Behavior Experiments (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  1 June 2006 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Blass ...
Himself - Biographer
Herbert Winer ...
Himself - Milgram Experiment 'Teacher'
Buddy Stump ...
Himself - Mt. Washington Police Detective
Donna Summers ...
Herself - Former McDonald's Employee
John Darley ...
Himself - Social Psychologist
Charles Skoller ...
Himself - Former Queens Asssistant DA
Michael Carrington ...
Himself - Matthew Carrington's Father
Bibb Latane ...
Himself (archive footage)
Debbie Smith ...
Herself - Matthew Carrington's Mother
Greg Smith ...
Himself - Matthew Carrington's Stepfather
Michael Ramsey ...
Himself - Butte County DA
Thomas Resk ...
Himself - Medical Examiner
Gabe Maestretti ...
Himself - Matthew Carrington's Killer
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Ken Davis ...
Himself - Abu Ghraib Veteran
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A must see documentary about the human mind
20 January 2007 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This movie is not a gem of documentary films, it's not fancy, pretty or spectacular, but the information contained in it is extremely well structured and very important. I would use this film to teach in high-school.

Only 40 minutes long, the documentary focuses on the experiments undertaken by Milgran, Darley and Zimbardo, but also presents real cases that validate those experiments, including Abu Ghraib, the Kitty Genovese story and others. I highly recommend searching on Wikipedia about these experiments after you see the movie, as they were a lot more detailed and some had many variations.

Bottom line: says the things that you don't want to believe are true, but they are, and that no one is willing to teach you, because they go against the ideas of blind obedience, peer pressure, etc. I would really like to see a sequel to this, maybe a mini series. A must see film.


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