Released Date
January 26, 2015
Distributor
IFC Films
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$660,561 + $2,553 = $663,114
30

Matt Bennett

 

29

Ezra Miller

 

35

Ki Hong Lee

 

27

Miles Heizer

 

27

Moises Arias

 

25

Tye Sheridan

 

29

Keir Gilchrist

 

29

Logan Miller

 

30

Thomas Mann

 

35

Johnny Simmons

 

34

Michael Angarano

 

38

Brett Davern

 

33

Nicholas Braun

 

36

James Wolk

 

26

Jack Kilmer

 

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Nelsan Ellis

 

38

Gaius Charles

 

53

Billy Crudup

 

35

Olivia Thirlby

 

33

Benedict Samuel

 

33

Chris Sheffield

 

28

Jesse Carere

 

30

James Frecheville

 

About The Stanford Prison Experiment

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.

About

A college professor observes the behavior of a bunch of male students after he breaks them up into sets of prisoners and guards in a mock prison.

Trivia

The film is based on the 1971 psychological experiment that took place at Stanford. The premiere was held at Sundance in January 2015.