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The Wave(Movie, 1981)

44min | Genres: Drama, TV Movie
The WaveRating: 3.6/5 (with 3939 votes)
The Wave is a made-for-TV movie directed by Alex Grasshoff, based on The Third Wave experiment put on by teacher Ron Jones to explain to his students how the German populace could accept the actions of the Nazi regime. It debuted October 4, 1981, almost two years and later as an ABC Afterschool Special. It starred Bruce Davison as the teacher Ben Ross, a character based on Jones. ()
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About The Wave

A teacher plays a mental game with some of his students. Based on a true story.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 8 languages: German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/04/1981
Director: Alex Grasshoff
Screenwriter: Ron Jones
Director of Photography: Hanania Baer
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Die Welle"
Keywords: teacher, experiment

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:231581, Added: 04/30/2018, Last updated: 10/19/2021