Most Popular "Social Experiment" Titles
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1. The Belko Experiment (2016)
R | 89 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
In a twisted social experiment, eighty Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia, and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.
Votes: 24,302 | Gross: $10.16M
3. The Box (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know.
Votes: 80,574 | Gross: $15.05M
4. The Wave (2008)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
6. Experimenter (2015)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1961, famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans' willingness to obey authority.
Votes: 13,377 | Gross: $0.16M
7. 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.
Votes: 82,993 | Gross: $0.14M
8. After the Dark (2013)
R | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.
11. To Be Fat Like Me (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 89 min | Drama
As part of a film project, a physically fit teenager dons a fat suit to gain experience of the hardships facing overweight high school students.
12. The Wave (1981 TV Short)
44 min | Short, Drama
An experiment in an American High School where students learn how easy it is to be seduced by the same social forces which led to the horrors of Nazi Germany. Based on a true story.
14. 10,000 BC (2015– )
10,000 BC is a British reality social experiment series follows 20 British people from all walks of life as they go back to the conditions of the Stone Age and try to survive two months in ... See full summary »
15. 10%: What Makes a Hero? (2013)
88 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Award-winning director Yoav Shamir (Defamation, Checkpoint) sets out on an entertaining and insightful international quest, exploring the notion of heroism through a multi-faceted lens. ... See full summary »
16. Kumaré (2011)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary
A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.
Votes: 4,237 | Gross: $0.13M
17. Victorian Slum House (2016– )
59 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV
A group of 15 volunteers aged between 10 and 59 are transported back to Victorian London as they spend three weeks living and working in a recreation of the notorious Old Nichol slum in Bethnal Green in London's East End.
Star: Michael Mosley
18. 491 (1964)
110 min | Crime, Drama
Six youth criminals are chosen to participate in a social experiment, named "Guesthouse Objectivity" (Pensionatet Sakligheten), where they are assigned to live together in an apartment ... See full summary »
22. Welcome to Blood City (1977)
96 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A group of people find themselves as slaves in what looks like a Wild West town, but with no memory of who they are or how they got there. In this town, people advance through killing ... See full summary »
23. The 1940s House (2001– )
45 min | Family, Reality-TV
Reality show. A couple, their daughter and two grandchildren volunteer to spend several weeks living under wartime conditions. That includes clothing, learning to live with rationing (12 ... See full summary »
24. Lesson Plan (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, History
'Lesson Plan' is a documentary featuring interviews of the original students and teacher of the 1967 Third Wave experiment. This exercise in fascism took place in Palo Alto, California. ... See full summary »
25. Chance of a Lifetime (1950)
Approved | 89 min | Drama
The workers in a small plough factory take over the firm, but when a large order falls through, the old management come back to help out.
26. Tavarataivas (2013)
83 min | Documentary, Comedy
Petri Luukkainen conducts an experiment with his own life. He packs all his things and puts them in storage. At first naked in an empty apartment, he only allows himself to retrieve one item per day.
27. Hyperfutura (2013)
Not Rated | 61 min | Sci-Fi
Adam Leben is a laid off factory worker. To save his life, he answers an ad for a medical test experiment, plunging down a rabbit hole of genetic engineering, mind control and time travel.
28. The Cult Next Door (2017 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
The extraordinary story of the Maoist cult that came to light when 3 women emerged from a small flat in Brixton, South London in 2013. A tiny political sect formed in the 1970s had turned into a bizarre religious cult.
30. The Eye of the Storm (1970 TV Movie)
An examination of elementary teacher Jane Elliott's educational experiment about discrimination, which she conducts an unforgettable lesson with her third-grade class in Riceville, Iowa.
31. Is Love Racist? The Dating Game (2017 TV Movie)
65 min | Documentary
Sociologist Emma Dabiri looks at racism in Britain through the world of modern dating as she reveals the results of a national survey and a group of volunteers take part in a series of experiments.
32. Mind the Age Gap (2017– )
65 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
At a time when society is more divided than ever, this social experiment takes 12 volunteers from different generations and attempts to bridge the age gap by moving them all into one house for 2 weeks.
34. Empire Me - Der Staat bin ich! (2011)
100 min | Documentary
Handmade utopias - a filmic search for the worldwide phenomenon of the micronation movement. Do-it-yourself states that have distanced themselves from the economic and political ... See full summary »
36. Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment (2010)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, History
Inventing Our Life examines the 100 year history of Israel's kibbutz movement, one of the world's longest running and most successful experiments in pure communism. Recreating its glorious ... See full summary »
Director: Toby Perl Freilich
Votes: 14 | Gross: $0.01M
Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary
In 1988 director Kevin Tomlinson interviewed a group of back-to-the-land hippies at a 'healing gathering' in rural Washington State practicing peace and love. Now, in this poignant ... See full summary »
43. iPsycho (2010)
15 min | Short, Crime, Horror
Cat Vicious is a rising shock jock podcast DJ, with a nihilistic on air personality, who spends most of her show mocking and belittling her listeners. But when a mysterious caller pirates ... See full summary »
46. Vegas Vikings (2014)
67 min | Documentary, Drama, Thriller
A group of fearless, compassionate individuals with Viking spirit set out to turn around the most dangerous neighborhood in Las Vegas, to help the children living there, reducing violent crime with a record 75%.
47. Doughnuts and Society (1936)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance
Kate Flannagan (Louise Fazenda) and Belle Dugan (Maude Eburne)operate a downtown coffee shop and, while dispensing their locally-famous doughnuts, engage in their favorite pastime, friendly... See full summary »
49. Back in the Day (2010– )
When asked about living in the natural world, many First Nations people reply, "It's in the blood." We selected six Aboriginal men and women from the city and had them spend six days out in... See full summary »
50. Where's My Coffee? (2015)
An Indian girl conducts a social experiment where her friends must each try to live on only $300 US dollars for a month. The film highlights how to survive despite monetary constraints and concludes with surprising results.
Director: A. Hugh Wong