Experimenter

Experimenter (2015)

"The Stanley Milgram Story"
TMDb Score
65
PG-13 1 hr 37 minOct 16th, 2015Drama, History

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his pleads for mercy, the majority of subjects don’t stop the experiment, administering what they think is a near-fatal electric shock, simply because they’ve been told to do so. With Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial airing in living rooms across America, Milgram strikes a nerve in popular culture and the scientific community with his exploration into people’s tendency to comply with authority. Celebrated in some circles, he is also accused of being a deceptive, manipulative monster, but his wife Sasha stands by him through it all.

Starring
Peter Sarsgaardas Stanley Milgram
Winona Ryderas Sasha Menkin Milgram
Edoardo Ballerinias Paul Hollander

Movie Details

Original Language:English
Production Companies:FJ Productions, BB Film Productions