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Ethan Hawke Ethan Hawke
James Sandin
Lena Headey Lena Headey
Mary Sandin
Max Burkholder Max Burkholder
Charlie Sandin
Adelaide Kane Adelaide Kane
Zoey Sandin
Edwin Hodge Edwin Hodge
Bloody Stranger
Rhys Wakefield Rhys Wakefield
Polite Leader
Tony Oller Tony Oller
Henry
Arija Bareikis Arija Bareikis
Mrs. Grace Ferrin


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Stupid to a criminal degree

7 years, 1 month ago at Jun 27 13:37
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"Decriminalised Murder. An outlet for American Rage."

There's nothing worse than watching a motion picture completely waste a brilliant premise. 2013's The Purge is one such movie. It's built on a marvellous idea that could've made for a mature and thought-provoking examination of contemporary society, but writer-director James DeMonaco has no interest in a quality motion picture, i... read more

Purged Ambitions

6 years, 8 months ago at Dec 6 4:39
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Let me begin by saying that The Purge's box office success reveals far more of the bloodthirsty anarchism that lies barely dormant in today's society than establishing it's viability as a well-crafted film. Now this assessment might seem a bit harsh to some, especially if this film was well-received by you but let me state my case and you be the judge.

The film's premise is more th... read more

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7 years, 2 months ago at Jun 9 14:59
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I'm way too sensitive to these kinds of movies, I cried at the beginning and when the violence started. Mostly because there were people cheering in the audience, and all I could think was how someone could want to hurt let alone kill another human being. And then when I walked out of the theater, there were people saying how cool it was and that it should happen. I feel like a lot of people misse... read more
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A family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized.
Release date: 31 May 2013
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