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1. The Belko Experiment (2016)

R | 89 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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44 Metascore

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.

Director: Greg McLean | Stars: John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, John C. McGinley

Votes: 24,302 | Gross: $10.16M

2. Playing It Cool (2014)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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29 Metascore

Unrequited love motivates a guy to write about his experiences.

Director: Justin Reardon | Stars: Chris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, Topher Grace, Aubrey Plaza

Votes: 19,522

3. The Box (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

5.6
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47 Metascore

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.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn

Votes: 80,574 | Gross: $15.05M

4. The Wave (2008)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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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.

Director: Dennis Gansel | Stars: Frederick Lau, Max Riemelt, Jennifer Ulrich, Jürgen Vogel

Votes: 87,865

5. The Experiment (2010)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.

Director: Paul Scheuring | Stars: Adrien Brody, Cam Gigandet, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace

Votes: 44,998

6. Experimenter (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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81 Metascore

In 1961, famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans' willingness to obey authority.

Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: John Palladino, Anthony Edwards, Jim Gaffigan, Peter Sarsgaard

Votes: 13,377 | Gross: $0.16M

7. The Experiment (2001)

R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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60 Metascore

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.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Votes: 82,993 | Gross: $0.14M

8. After the Dark (2013)

R | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.7
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37 Metascore

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.

Director: John Huddles | Stars: James D'Arcy, Sophie Lowe, Daryl Sabara, Freddie Stroma

Votes: 18,451

9. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Votes: 19,794

10. Dread (2009)

R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.

Director: Anthony DiBlasi | Stars: Jackson Rathbone, Hanne Steen, Laura Donnelly, Jonathan Readwin

Votes: 10,707

11. To Be Fat Like Me (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 89 min | Drama

5.9
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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.

Director: Douglas Barr | Stars: Kaley Cuoco, Melissa Halstrom, Michael Phenicie, Rachel Cairns

Votes: 2,438

12. The Wave (1981 TV Short)

44 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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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.

Director: Alexander Grasshoff | Stars: Bruce Davison, Lori Lethin, John Putch, Johnny Doran

Votes: 2,633

13. What Would You Do? (2009– )

60 min | News

7.1
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A social experiment show which takes controversial situations to the streets of America to see how everyday citizens will react.

Stars: Yuval David, Diana Henry, Vince August, Jeremy Holm

Votes: 663

14. 10,000 BC (2015– )

Reality-TV

6.4
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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 »

Stars: Klint Janulis, Julian Barratt, Ruxandra Grigorescu, Mike Soumelidis Simms

Votes: 63

15. 10%: What Makes a Hero? (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.0
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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 »

Director: Yoav Shamir | Stars: Yoav Shamir, Philip Zimbardo

Votes: 772

16. Kumaré (2011)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

7.5
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60 Metascore

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.

Director: Vikram Gandhi | Stars: Vikram Gandhi, Toby, Greg, Molly

Votes: 4,237 | Gross: $0.13M

17. Victorian Slum House (2016– )

59 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

7.8
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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

Votes: 79

18. 491 (1964)

110 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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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 »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Lars Lind, Leif Nymark, Stig Törnblom, Lars Hansson

Votes: 234

19. Your Brain on Porn (2017 Video)

Talk-Show

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Stefan Molyneux interviews Gary Wilson, author of "Your Brain on Porn: How Internet Porn Affects the Brain".

Stars: Gary Wilson, Stefan Molyneux

20. Back in Time for Dinner (2015– )

60 min

7.8
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A family goes back in time and realizes how bad it is.

Stars: Giles Coren, Polly Russell, Mary Berry, David Myers

Votes: 111

21. Commune (2005)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

6.7
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74 Metascore

A documentary on the Black Bear Ranch Commune, an alternative living community founded in 1968 in the remote North Californian wilderness.

Director: Jonathan Berman | Stars: Mahaj Seeger, Peter Coyote, Cedar Seeger, Mel Kramer

Votes: 360

22. Welcome to Blood City (1977)

96 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.3
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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 »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Jack Palance, Keir Dullea, Samantha Eggar, Barry Morse

Votes: 301

23. The 1940s House (2001– )

45 min | Family, Reality-TV

8.3
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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 »

Stars: Geoffrey Palmer, Piers Brendon, Guy de la Bédoyère, Ben Hymers

Votes: 181

24. Lesson Plan (2011)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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'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 »

Directors: David Jeffery, Philip Carr Neel | Stars: Ron Jones, Philip Zimbardo, Scott Thomson, Sherry Tousley

Votes: 101

25. Chance of a Lifetime (1950)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: Bernard Miles | Stars: Basil Radford, Niall MacGinnis, Bernard Miles, Julien Mitchell

Votes: 182

26. Tavarataivas (2013)

83 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.5
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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.

Director: Petri Luukkainen | Stars: Petri Luukkainen, Helena Saarinen, Juho Luukkainen, Eero Löyttyjärvi

Votes: 499

27. Hyperfutura (2013)

Not Rated | 61 min | Sci-Fi

2.5
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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.

Director: James O'Brien | Stars: Eric Kopatz, Karen Corona, Gregory Kiem, William Moore

Votes: 113

28. The Cult Next Door (2017 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.2
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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.

Director: Vanessa Engle | Stars: Aravindan Balakrishnan, Chanda Balakrishnan, Peter Clement, Paul Flewers

Votes: 19

29. Ik ben Alice (2015)

Documentary

7.4
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In order to meet future care demands for elderly who are lonely and suffering from dementia, carebot Alice has been developed.

Director: Sander Burger

Votes: 62

30. The Eye of the Storm (1970 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.7
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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.

Director: William Peters | Stars: Bill Beutel, Jane Elliott

Votes: 67

31. Is Love Racist? The Dating Game (2017 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary

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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.

Director: Grace Chapman | Stars: Emma Dabiri, Thomas Baden-Riess, Ruby McGregor-Smith, Nadia Rose

32. Mind the Age Gap (2017– )

65 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

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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.

Stars: Dominic Thorburn, Tyrrel Davis, Eddie Gibson, Lin Gowdy

33. Yaldey Hashemesh (2007)

70 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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An intimate portrait of the children who were part of Israel's first kibbutzim.

Director: Ran Tal

Votes: 88

34. Empire Me - Der Staat bin ich! (2011)

100 min | Documentary

6.6
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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 »

Director: Paul Poet | Stars: Paul Poet, John Rinaldi, Caledonia Curry, Erwin Strauss

Votes: 127

35. Back in Time for the Weekend (2016– )

7.2
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For one summer, the Ashby Hawkins family give up their 21st-century technology and travel back in time to discover the radical transformation of our leisure time since 1950.

Stars: Giles Coren, Polly Russell, Mr. Motivator, Anne Savage

Votes: 35

36. Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment (2010)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, History

6.1
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67 Metascore

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

37. The Tourist Trap (1998– )

Reality-TV

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Star: John Nettles

Votes: 33

38. Farma (2012– )

Reality-TV

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Stars: Sárka Havrlíková, Jirí Král, Michal Páleník, Miroslav Tyrs

Votes: 24

39. Back to the Garden, Flower Power Comes Full Circle (2009)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary

8.0
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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 »

Director: Kevin Tomlinson | Stars: Jerry Bartels, Maeyowa, One Pine, Skeeter

Votes: 37

40. Eye Spy (2013– )

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Stars: Rick Edwards, Stephen Fry, Barry Castagnola, Eleanor Appleton

Votes: 28

41. The Event: How Racist Are You? (2009 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

5.6
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Jane Elliot house a social experiment in Britain to find out how racist participants really are.

Director: David Russell | Stars: Marvin Baker, Jane Elliott, Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Votes: 33

42. 5 pravidel (2013)

80 min | Documentary, Drama

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Obey and you will be happy. You must, however, adapt to the System - to its laws, rules and customs - whether you like it or not. You will cease to be a free person. Your freedom will be ... See full summary »

Director: Vavrinec Mensl

43. iPsycho (2010)

15 min | Short, Crime, Horror

7.0
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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 »

Director: Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Kim Santiago, Cheryl Alessio, Christopher Piccione, Kevin Lennon

Votes: 22

44. Agent of Chaos

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

A decorated police officer is targeted by an international terrorist who believes hidden messages in the Zodiac Killer's letters selected him to "cleanse" the nation.

Star: Devanny Pinn

45. Make Leicester British (2014 TV Special)

Documentary

7.2
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Directors: Afi Khan, Kaaj Mehta, Ben Reid, Phil Turner | Star: Gergo Danka

Votes: 6

46. Vegas Vikings (2014)

67 min | Documentary, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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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%.

Director: Christian Schoyen | Stars: Christian Schoyen, Hannah Brook, John Pelletier, Weston Conwell

Votes: 7

47. Doughnuts and Society (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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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 »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Louise Fazenda, Maude Eburne, Ann Rutherford, Edward J. Nugent

Votes: 22

48. Thumbs Up! (2008)

Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary

7.9
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Two filmmakers attempt to brighten up the day by giving random people the "thumbs up" gesture.

Director: Kyle Gehring | Stars: Kyle Gehring, Josh Christiansen, Bill Boerner, Helen Miller

Votes: 25

49. Back in the Day (2010– )

Adventure

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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 »

Stars: Suzette Amaya, Joshua August, Taylor Belanger, Katrina Joseph-Hopkins

50. Where's My Coffee? (2015)

Documentary, Short

7.5
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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

Votes: 179