Description: The Purge is a series of American dystopian action horror films created by James DeMonaco, who also wrote and directed its first three films: The Purge (2013), The Purge: Anarchy (2014) and The Purge: Election Year (2016). It is based on a future dystopic America where every year there is a 12-hour period during which all crime, including murder, is legal.
The Purge series has received a generally mixed critical reception and has grossed over $319 million in the worldwide box office against a combined budget of $22 million.
The Purge is a 2013 American social science fiction action horror film written and directed by James DeMonaco and the first installment in DeMonaco’s Purge film series. The film stars Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Adelaide Kane and Max Burkholder as a family held hostage during “The Purge,” an event during which all crime is legalized for 12 hours. It was the lowest budget film to hit the top of the box office charts since 1988. A sequel, titled The Purge: Anarchy, was released worldwide on July 18, 2014 to even greater success. A third movie, titled The Purge: Election Year, was released July 1, 2016.
The Purge Trilogy: