The Purge

Theatrical Release: June 7, 2013
The Purge
Not Recommended for Families

Synopsis

In an America wracked by crime, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour period in which any and all criminal activity—including murder—is legal. The police can’t be called. Hospitals suspend help. It is one night when the citizenry regulates itself without thought of punishment. On this night plagued by violence and an epidemic of crime, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking

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Info

Source: Theater
Company: Universal Pictures
Writer: James DeMonaco
Director: James DeMonaco
Producer: Michael Bay
Genre: Science-Fiction
Runtime: 85 min.
Industry Rating: R
Starring: Ethan Hawke,
Lena Headey,
Max Burkholder