The Stanford Prison Experiment

Synopsis: In 1971, twenty-four male students are selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.
Production: IFC Films
  4 wins & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
122 min

what the guys and I

are gonna do without you.


No one's ever gonna

take me seriously and...

and my career seriously

until I go out there

and prove it on my own.


It could have been

New York.

I made this decision

for us.

I know.

I know.

I know.

It's just...

You know what?

Nobody deserves this

more than you.

You were a great

student of mine.

And you're gonna be

a great professor.

Thank you.

Now wait a second.

You did miss a spot

right over there.


You can't fall for that.

Come on!

Get out of here.

Get out of here.

Hey. You Daniel Culp?

Uh, yeah.


That's the name

they gave me.

I'm placing you

under arrest

for violation of

California Penal Code 211,

armed robbery.

Hey, my brother

didn't do anything.

Uh, they know that.

Everything will be fine.

Gogo on, tell Mom

I won't be home for dinner.

She'll understand.

It's okay.

Hands on the car and spread 'em.

Which one of us

should start?

Well, I'll do it.


feet apart.


I said "wider. "

You guys,

this doesn't have to be...

Just keep your hands

on the wall.

Okay, just keep your hands

on the wall.

Um, put your head down.

Uh, and take off

your shoes.


Oh, oh.



Put your hands

at your sides.

Now I want you to strip.

Uh, really?

Maybe I could have

some privacy first...

Shut up!

And strip.

And put your clothes

on the floor.

Oh, man.

Put your clothes

to the right.

The shirt.

Don't we have

to delouse him first?

Oh, shit.

Uh, stay where you are.

Ah, oh.




You made it.

I'm so happy. I'm so happy.

- Yeah.

- Very, very, very good.

Uh, everybody,

this is Jesse Fletcher.

He's gonna consult with us

on the experiment.

We got Paul, Kyle,

and you remember Mike.

- Hey.

- Yep.

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