The Purge

The Purge (2013)

  • Director: James DeMonaco
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  • Genre: Horror, Thriller, Psychological
  • Country: USA, France
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Plot

A wealthy family are held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

Top Cast

Lena Headey
Lena Headey
Max Burkholder
Max Burkholder
Ethan Hawke
Ethan Hawke

Critic Reviews

Liked
There’s gold in the premise of “The Purge” and its dismissal of subtlety. But like the residents of its world, when given the opportunity, it drops restraint and goes for blood.
— Film.com
Didn't Like
The film's would-be subversive ideas about the kneejerk appeal of social violence get lost in the mix.
— Nigel Floyd (Time Out London)