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Experimenter

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram (Peter Sarsgaard) designs a psychology experiment that remains relevant to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger (Jim Gaffigan) strapped into a chair in another room. Disregarding his pleas for mercy, the majority of subjects do not stop the experiment, administering what they think are near-fatal electric shocks, simply because they’ve been told to.

With Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial airing in living rooms across America, Milgram’s exploration of authority and conformity strikes a nerve in popular culture and the scientific community.


Directed by Michael Almereyda
90 Minutes
MPAA Rating - PG-13

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"'Experimenter,' as befits its title, is less a straight biography than a diverting gloss on human behavior, historical memory and cinema itself."

NY Times

"Milgram's story arrives on the big screen as no conventional biopic but a work of subdued audacity."

LA Times

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