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Experimenter (2015)

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In 1961, famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans' willingness to obey authority.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
... John Williams
... Miller
... James McDonough
... Stanley Milgram
Harley Ware ... Alan Elms
... Alexandra 'Sasha' Milgram
Jason Black ... Sasha's Suitor
Kyla Haggerty ... Party Hostess
... Braverman
... Taylor
... Bruno
Minnie ... Elephant in the Room
... Whittaker
... Rensaleer
... Mrs. Lowe


Experimenter is based on the true story of famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, who in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans' willingness to obey by using electric shock. We follow Milgram, from meeting his wife Sasha through his controversial experiments that sparked public outcry. Written by ir

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Illusion sets the stage. Deception reveals the truth.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material and brief strong language | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

16 October 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Stanley Milgram Story  »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,682, 16 October 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$155,075, 13 December 2015
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Second film to feature John Leguizamo and Edoardo Ballerini, the first being The Pest in 1997. See more »


Stanley Milgram in the film states the origin of his last name is Hebrew for pomegranate. "Milgram," however, derives from the Yiddish word for pomegranate, not Hebrew. See more »


Stanley Milgram: Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.
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A cast credit: "Elephant in the Room: Minnie" See more »


References Star Trek: Plato's Stepchildren (1968) See more »


Waltz No.1 in E flat, Op. 18
Written by Frédéric Chopin (as Frédéric François Chopin)
Courtesy of Curcial Music Corporation and Point Classics
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beautifully done
21 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

The movie titled "Experimenter (2015)" I feel was a great film. I loved the styling of the film most of all especially the green screen backdrops and how they offset the vibe of the view. The acting and the cast I believe were perfect for such a film and the story was very intriguing. I've saw various films based on human experiments and I believe this one was perfectly created. The educational standpoint or setting of where, when, and why was a great introduction and following through out the film. I enjoyed how it showed the mindset of humanity in its time frame being that I'm certain the results would in today's time be even worse as humanity has devalued its beliefs, ethics, and life meanings.

Very well put together film, and once again I cannot express how well the cast performed within such a film style. It was artistic, poetic, yet realistic; great stuff.

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