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The First Purge (2018)

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America's third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, comes to power and conducts an experiment: no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one has to stay on the island, but $5,000 is given anyone who does.

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Gerard McMurray

Writer:

James DeMonaco
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Y'lan Noel ... Dmitri
Lex Scott Davis ... Nya
Joivan Wade ... Isaiah
Mugga ... Dolores
Patch Darragh ... Chief of Staff - Arlo Sabian
Marisa Tomei ... The Architect - Dr. Updale
Luna Lauren Velez ... Luisa
Kristen Solis ... Selina
Rotimi Paul ... Skeletor
Mo McRae ... 7 & 7
Jermel Howard ... Lorenzo
Siya Siya ... Blaise
Christian Robinson ... Capital A
Steve Harris ... Freddy
Derek Basco ... Taz
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America's third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, comes to power and conducts an experiment: no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one has to stay on the island, but $5,000 is given anyone who does.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Witness the birth of an American tradition. See more »


Certificate:

14A | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

4 July 2018 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

The Purge 4 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,374,280, 8 July 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$68,612,870, 16 August 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$127,212,870, 16 August 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Confirmed on January 30th 2018 to be titled "The First Purge". See more »

Goofs

Dolores states that the elevator is broken, but Isaiah is seen using the elevator to leave the building. See more »

Quotes

Skeletor: Skeletor's purge is on
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: The first mid-credits scene is a newscast expressing the success of the Purge, and how as easily as next year, there could be a "nationwide Purge," thus setting the stage for the films set later. See more »

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Follows The Purge (2013) See more »

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Absolutely Awful
4 July 2018 | by griffeyeverSee all my reviews

Was this movie written for 7 year olds? The plot, from the beginning, was incredibly poor and the storyline development just got worse and worse all the way to the end. "Make way for the King..."?? Really? The drug dealer who became rich exploiting his own ghetto community is now the King? The hypocrisy of these types of films are so blatant it says a lot about people who enjoy this trash. Do NOT waste your money on this film.


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