The Experiment

(2002 Re-release)

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.


Domestic (6.2%)
Summary Details
DistributorIDP Distribution
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4 theaters
Running Time2 hr
GenresDrama Thriller
In Release103 days/14 weeks
Widest Release11 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Sep 20-2273$19,857-4-$4,964$22,8241
Sep 27-2958$29,513+48.6%10+6$2,951$62,5872
Oct 4-665$19,811-32.9%11+1$1,801$97,5583
Oct 11-1380$11,752-40.7%9-2$1,305$120,7334
Oct 18-20113$4,646-60.5%5-4$929$133,8895
Oct 25-27113$4,320-7%5-$864$141,0726