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The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

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Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.

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A couple are driving home when their car breaks down just as the Purge commences. Meanwhile, a police sergeant goes out into the streets to get revenge on the man who killed his son, and a mother and daughter run from their home after assailants destroy it. The five people meet up as they attempt to survive the night in Los Angeles. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong disturbing violence, and for language | See all certifications »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

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$29,816,675 (USA) (18 July 2014)

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$71,519,230 (USA) (12 September 2014)
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Trivia

Some things remain illegal during The Purge: The use of explosives such as C4, grenades, or dynamite (mentioned in dialogue as "Class 4 Weapons"). Politicians and government workers above a certain level exempt from The Purge. See more »

Goofs

When the group goes to Tanya's house, the door is locked, and Tanya opens it. After they leave her apartment, Sergeant Leo Barnes goes outside to check on the situation, and comes back through the door, unlocked. The next scene involves the team using a saw to cut the bolt on the door. See more »

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Title Card: America. 2023. Unemployment is below 5%. Crime is virtually non-existent while every year fewer and fewer people live below the poverty line. All thanks to...
Title Card: The Purge: anarchy.
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Follows The Purge (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

My Twilight Dream (Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 in E flat major)
Written by Frédéric Chopin
Performed by Piano Lounge Players
Courtesy of Cleopatra Records
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actors are smaller but the scale is bigger
8 March 2015 | by See all my reviews

It's 2023 hours before the Purge. Waitress Eva Sanchez plans to spend the Purge hiding in her working class apartment with her daughter Cali and father Papa Rico. He leaves a message telling them that he is sick and sold himself to be Purged by a rich family. Then a paramilitary force takes over their building. Meanwhile couple Shane and Liz are trapped when a masked gang sabotage their car leaving them stranded right before the purge. The two groups are rescued by LAPD sergeant Leo Barnes who is on a mission to Purge of his own.

This one takes the franchise out into the streets. The expanded scope improves it in many respects. The actors are smaller but the scale is bigger. Cali keeps talking loudly which is very annoying. She's the annoying brat character. I would be a lot happier if she shuts up. I like some of the turns. There is a social commentary component that is somewhat interesting. The morality question is raised but it's all very murky. There is still a lot of room for improvements.


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