Movies about experiments

List of the best movies about human experiments selected by visitors to our site: Glass, Exam, The First Purge, The Belko Experiment, The Commuter, The Circle, High Life, The Stanford Prison Experiment, The Island, Captain America: The First Avenger
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Glass (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
Duration02:09
CharactersSuperhero
PlotExperiments
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending

In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Exam (2009)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41
CharactersDetectives, Psychologists
PlotExperiments, Investigation, Test, Survival, Rivalry
PlaceOffice
StyleExciting, Unexpected ending, Action

The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.

The First Purge (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersCriminals
PlotSurvival, Experiments
PlaceParty
StyleTense

To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

The Belko Experiment (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Colombia
Duration01:05
CharactersKillers
PlotExperiments, Weapon
PlaceOffice

In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 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.

The Commuter (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:55
PlotMoney, Mystery, Investigation, Experiments
PlaceTrains
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense

A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.

The Circle (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Arab Emirates, USA
Duration02:35
PlotSocial Media, Internet, Computers, Experiments, Technology

A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.

High Life (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller
Duration02:05
CharactersCriminals
PlotExpeditions, Experiments, Black holes
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleExciting

Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. They must now rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.

The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersPsychologists
PlotExperiments
PlacePrison, USA
StyleAction, Makes me think

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.

The Island (2005)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersDoubles, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Genetic experiments, Experiments, Hunting, The escape
PlaceIslands
TimeFuture

In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last uncontaminated location on the planet. But Lincoln soon discovers that everything about his existence is a lie.

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersSuperhero, Soldier
PlotGenetic experiments, Experiments, Adventure
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel

Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination.

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The Skin I Live In (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain
Duration02:00
CharactersSurgeons, Doctors, Scientists
PlotAbduction, Experiments, Love, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceHospitals

A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

Quiet Comes the Dawn (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrehorror, thriller
Duration01:33
CharactersZombie
PlotLucid dreaming, Death, Dreams, Experiments, Apocalypse, Adventure, Dreams
StyleDisturbing

Female protagonist’s brother dies under mysterious circumstances. Extremely vivid nightmares begin to haunt her and she decides to turn to the Institute of somnology for help. Along with other patients, they are induced into a «collective lucid dream». But at the dawn, they will awake to a completely different reality that is more horrifying than any nightmare.

The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:16
CharactersMonsters, Scientists
PlotTechnology, Experiments
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleNetflix

Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

The Box (2009)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
PlotMoney, Experiments

Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. However pressing this button will simultaneously cause the death of another human being somewhere in the world; someone they don't know. With just 24 hours to have the box in their possession, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.

Headgame (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 3.9)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Fear, Experiments, Survival, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

A group of young people awake, locked inside a warehouse with cameras screwed into their heads. It becomes apparent that they are unwilling competitors in a deadly game, and they will need to murder each other if they hope to survive.

Replicas (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersFamily, Scientists
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Death, Technology, Experiments

A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.

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