Coming off the most successful film in the series, "The Purge: Election Year," creator James DeMonaco (writer/director of "The Purge," "The Purge: Anarchy" and "The Purge: Election Year") returns alongside the producers of this worldwide phenomenon: Blumhouse Productions' Jason Blum ("Insidious" series, "Get Out," "Split"), Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form ("Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Ouija" series, "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"), and DeMonaco's longtime production partner, Sebastien K. Lemercier ("Assault on Precinct 13," "Four Lovers").
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Ratings and Reviews
- Average 5.3/10
- Fresh 81
- Rotten 69
Critics Consensus: The First Purge should satisfy fans of the franchise and filmgoers in the mood for violent vicarious thrills, even if its subtextual reach exceeds its grasp.
Terrible prequel more about violence than social commentary.
Cast & Crew
- Universal Pictures
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- English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- French (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)
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