Experimenter (2015)

6.5 / Rated by 1 people

Biography
Drama
History
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98 min.
Plot  The film is based on the true story of famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, who in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments at Yale University that tested the willingness of ordinary humans to obey an authority figure while administering electric shocks to strangers. In the first half of the film, it is shown how the experiments are conducted, with nearly every test subject succumbing to the pressure of the circumstances and administering shocks to a stranger, despite the stranger begging him to stop. Between the experiments, it is shown how Milgram meets Alexandra (or Sasha), who will become his wife and mother of two children.

The second half of the film shows how Milgram struggles with the public outcry about the ethics of the experiments and how his career advances as he becomes a professor in New York City and continues to study social interactions and social pressure in more benign experimental settings, including the small-world experiment, the lost-l...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Peter Sarsgaard
Stanley Milgram
Winona Ryder
Alexandra "Sasha" Milgram
Jim Gaffigan
James McDonough
Lori Singer
Florence Asch
Taryn Manning
Mrs. Lowe
Anton Yelchin
Rensaleer
Kellan Lutz
William Shatner
Dennis Haysbert
Ossie Davis

Others

All Titles

Experimenter
English Original Title

Release Dates

United States
16.10.2015

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

Onur rated Experimenter (2015) with 6.5 stars / 25.10.2018



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