Year: 2016

Original Title: The Belko Experiment

Country: USA

Length: 89 minutes

Budget: $10

Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller

Studios: Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Blumhouse Productions

Distributor: Vertigo Releasing

Suitable only for adults

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: April 21 2017

United States: March 17 2017


Ranking: 492 out of 12,898 movies (up 242)


5.3 by 7 media


'The Belko Experiment' is an American horror thriller film directed by Greg McLean and written by James Gunn. Set in Bogotá, Colombia, the film tells the story of employees in the Belko Corporation who are part of a social experiment. The group of 80 Americans are forced to play a deadly game of kill or be killed. An unknown voice is heard coming from the company's intercom system and the workers have 30 minutes to kill three co-workers. If this does not happen, then six of them will die. The film is produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and it premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. The cast includes actors such as John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, Melonie Diaz and John C. McGinley.


Cast The Belko Experiment

Sean Gunn

Marty Espenscheid

Tony Goldwyn

Barry Norris

Michael Rooker

Bud Melks

John C. McGinley

Wendell Dukes

Josh Brener

Keith McLure



Trivia The Belko Experiment

Its the fourth time that James Gunn and Michael Rooker work toguether. The other times were in 'Slither' (2006), 'Super' (2010) and in 9Guardians of the Galaxy' (2014). James Gunn was chosen for directed this movie, but he finally denied. But he was happy for Greg McLaren. John Gallagher Jr. auditioned for a role in a film before directed by James Gunn. He wasn't right for the part. But Gunn thought he was the best actor he had seen and vowed to work with Gallagher again.