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