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The Experiment (2001)

R
120 min | Drama, Thriller

For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence.
Writers
Mario Giordano (novel "Black Box") (screenplay) | Christoph Darnstädt (screenplay) | Don Bohlinger (screenplay)
Composer
Alexander Bubenheim (as Alexander van Bubenheim)
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Box Office as of 12/06/18
Opening Wknd
$ 19,857
Gross (USA)
$ 144,634
Gross (World)
$ 13,782,896
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Release date
May 25, 2002 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Moritz Bleibtreu
Tarek Fahd - Häftling Nr. 77 / Prisoner #77 Tarek Fahd - Häftling Nr. 77 / Prisoner #77   See fewer
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Christian Berkel
Robert Steinhoff Nr. 38 Robert Steinhoff Nr. 38   See fewer
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Oliver Stokowski
Günther Schütte Nr. 82 Günther Schütte Nr. 82   See fewer
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Wotan Wilke Möhring
Joe Maier Nr. 69 Joe Maier Nr. 69   See fewer
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Stephan Szasz
Häftling Nr. 53 Häftling Nr. 53   See fewer
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Polat Dal
Häftling Nr. 40 Häftling Nr. 40   See fewer
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Danny Richter
Häftling Nr. 21 Häftling Nr. 21   See fewer
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Ralf Müller
Häftling Nr. 15 Häftling Nr. 15   See fewer
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Markus Rudolf
Häftling Nr. 74 Häftling Nr. 74   See fewer
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Peter Fieseler
Häftling Nr. 11 Häftling Nr. 11   See fewer
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Thorsten Dersch
Häftling Nr. 86 (as Thorsten J.H. Dersch) Häftling Nr. 86 (as Thorsten J.H. Dersch)   See fewer
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Sven Grefer
Häftling Nr. 94 Häftling Nr. 94   See fewer
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Justus von Dohnányi
Berus - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard (as Justus von Dohnànyi) Berus - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard (as Justus von Dohnànyi)   See fewer
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Nicki von Tempelhoff
Kamps - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard Kamps - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard   See fewer
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Timo Dierkes
Eckert - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard Eckert - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard   See fewer
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Antoine Monot Jr.
Bosch - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard Bosch - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard   See fewer
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Lars Gärtner
Renzel - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard Renzel - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard   See fewer
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Jacek Klimontko
Gläser - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard Gläser - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard   See fewer
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Markus Andreas Klauk
Stock - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard (as Markus Klauk) Stock - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard (as Markus Klauk)   See fewer
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Ralph Püttmann
Amandy - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard Amandy - Strafvollzugsbeamter / Guard   See fewer
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Edgar Selge
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Andrea Sawatzki
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Philipp Hochmair
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Klaus Spinnler
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Tristan Vostry
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André Jung
Ziegler Ziegler   See fewer
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Heiner Lauterbach
Dennis (voice) Dennis (voice)   See fewer
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Fatih Akin
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Christiane Gerboth
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7.7 / 10 | 86,007 votes