R | | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Although never mentioned in the movie, the real life experiment was funded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research and was of interest to both the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps as an investigation into the causes of conflict between military guards and prisoners.
You brought me here to legitimize this experiment, and there's nothing legitimate about this place, Phil.
Dr. Philip Zimbardo: You're right. You're right. I didn't explain it well. Prisons they represent a loss of freedom literally and symbolically.
Jesse Fletcher: Yeah, but that does ...
A guard incorrectly attributes the now instantly recognizable walk of the Frankenstein Monster to his first appearance in the 1931 film Frankenstein (1931). The Monster didn't walk with his arms outstretched in front of him until Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) over a decade later. This is a common mistake.
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