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- Clip: Charlie asks his parents why they dont participate in The Purge (00:44)
Movie Info & Cast
In the year 2022, America shuts down for a night once a year, as crime becomes legal as part of the Purge.
May 29, 2018 Update: See the terror of how it all began this summer in The First Purge.
- Ethan Hawke
- Lena Headey
- Adelaide Kane
- Max Burkholder
- Edwin Hodge
- Rhys Wakefield
- Tony Oller
- Arija Bareikis
- Tom Yi
- Chris Mulkey
Atom User Reviews
The Purge is mostly a genre picture trying to layer on some prestige by way of social commentary. The latter falls flat; the film is actually stronger when it just goes for our baser instincts.
What should be a clammy exercise in claustrophobic, queasy tension becomes, in the hands of writer/director James DeMonaco, an underpowered compendium of over-familiar scare tactics and sledgehammer-subtle social satire.