- 85 min
- Directed by: James DeMonaco
- Cast: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Adelaide Kane
- UK release: 31 May 2013
In an America wracked with crime, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour window where criminal activity goes unpunished. On this one night a family face an intruder and must pull together to survive the encounter.
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Reviews & features
The Purge31 May 2013
Dark sci-fi thriller set in a future where all crime is legal one night every year
New Labour might have led with their slogan 'tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime', but thankfully they didn't go as far as a state sanctioned night of murder, death, violence and rape. The Purge is set in America, 2022, where for one night a…
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