Top 12 Movies like The Wave (2008)

Movies similar to The Wave (2008): The Philosophers, Compliance, Detachment, The Experiment, The Class, Before the Fall, The Experiment, American History X, Dead Poets Society, Min bedste fjende, La journée de la jupe, The Wave.

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The Philosophers 2013
The Philosophers (2013)

The Philosopher's Club investigates the views and motives of three different individuals. Sam Moussavi, Justin Kersey and Nikos Liddy star as conflicted young philosophers, sometimes good ... See full summary »

Compliance 2012
Compliance (2012)

When a prank caller claiming to be a police officer convinces a fast food restaurant manager to interrogate an innocent young employee, no one is left unharmed.

Detachment 2011
Detachment (2011)

Henry Barthes (Adrien Brody) is a substitute teacher who shuns emotional connections, and never stays long enough in one district to bond with his students or colleagues. Troubled and lost, Henry lands at a public school where an apathetic student body and disinterested parents have created a frustrated, burned-out group of teachers and administrators. Inadvertently, Henry becomes a role model to his disaffected students and bonds with a teenage runaway wh...

The Experiment 2010
The Experiment (2010)

Unemployed Travis (Adrien Brody) enrolls in a psychological role-playing experiment, where participants assume the identities of inmates and prison guards in an empty jail, with the promise of a $1,000-a-day reward. Another participant, Barris (Forest Whitaker), embraces his correctional officer role with a vengeance, and before long, the prisoners find themselves at the mercy of their keepers. All the test subjects discover how easily violence and cruelty...

The Class 2007
The Class (2007)

The Estonian teenager Joosep (Pärt Uusberg) is being bullied by his entire high school class, the ring leader of them all is Anders (Lauri Pedaja), his accomplice Paul (Mikk Mägi) and three other friends Toomas (Joonas Paas), Tiit (Virgo Ernits) and Olav (Karl Sakrits). Anders encourages the class to continually beat up Joosep, and harass him in other ways as well, such as fully undressing him and then pushing him in the girls' changing room. His classmate...

Before the Fall 2004
Before the Fall (2004)

In a shocking worldwide public service announcement, the United Nations reveals that in three days a meteor careening toward Earth will collide with the planet's surface and end life as we know it. In light of widespread looting and epic gridlock on the region's choked roads, Ale (Víctor Clavijo) resolves to spend 72 continuous hours of carefree debauchery. But, when a prison break endangers his brother's young children, Ale braves the chaos to defend thos...

The Experiment 2001
The Experiment (2001)

As part of a psychological research project, twenty recruits will be divided up into prisoners and guards. In a controlled penitentiary-like environment, "prisoners" are incarcerated and ordered to obey the rules, "guards" are instructed to keep order. They will be thrown head-first into a two-week long examination of the effects of assigned roles, power and control, and won't be the same when it's over. But it's just a simulation. Or is it?

American History X 1998
American History X (1998)

Living a life marked by violence and racism, neo-Nazi Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) finally goes to prison after killing two black youths who tried to steal his car. Upon his release, Derek vows to change his ways; he hopes to prevent his younger brother, Danny (Edward Furlong), who idolizes Derek, from following in his footsteps. As he struggles with his own deeply ingrained prejudices and watches their mother grow sicker, Derek wonders if his family can ...

Dead Poets Society 1989
Dead Poets Society (1989)

A new English teacher, John Keating (Robin Williams), is introduced to an all-boys preparatory school that is known for its ancient traditions and high standards. He uses unorthodox methods to reach out to his students, who face enormous pressures from their parents and the school. With Keating's help, students Neil Perry (Robert Sean Leonard), Todd Anderson (Ethan Hawke) and others learn to break out of their shells, pursue their dreams and seize the day.

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Min bedste fjende (2010)

Sick of being bullied, two boys decide to take matters into their own hands.

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The Wave (1981)

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.

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