Experimenter

Experimenter is a 2015 American biographical drama film written and directed by Michael Almereyda, based on the 1961 Milgram experiment.

The film stars Peter Sarsgaard, Taryn Manning, ExperimenterKellan Lutz, Winona Ryder, Anton Yelchin, John Leguizamo, Lori Singer, Dennis Haysbert, Anthony Edwards, and Jim Gaffigan.

The film was released on October 16, 2015, by Magnolia Pictures.

In 1961, famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram conducts a psychology experiment in which people think they’re delivering electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room.