Overview

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.

  1. Kyle Patrick Alvarez

    Director

  2. Tim Talbott

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Billy Crudup

    Billy Crudup

    Dr. Philip Zimbardo

  2. Michael Angarano

    Michael Angarano

    Christopher Archer

  3. Ezra Miller

    Ezra Miller

    Daniel Culp / Prisoner 8612

  4. Tye Sheridan

    Tye Sheridan

    Peter Mitchell / Prisoner 819

  5. Olivia Thirlby

    Olivia Thirlby

    Dr. Christina Maslach

Full Cast & Crew

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 26, 2015
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • July 17, 2015
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • November 17, 2015
    R
    Physical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 2m

Budget -

Revenue $643,557.00

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