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The First Purge (2018)

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After the rise of a third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, an experiment is conducted, no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one must stay during the experiment yet there is $5,000 for anyone who does.

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... Nya
... Isaiah
... Dolores
... Chief of Staff - Arlo Sabian
... The Architect - Dr. Updale
... Luisa
... Selina
... Skeletor
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... Lorenzo
... Blaise
... Capital A
... Freddy
... Taz
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After the rise of a third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, an experiment is conducted, no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one must stay during the experiment yet there is $5,000 for anyone who does.

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Witness the birth of an American tradition. See more »


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Rated R for strong disturbing violence throughout, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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4 July 2018 (USA)  »

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The First Purge  »

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$40,377,970, 12 July 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,177,970, 12 July 2018
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Trivia

No character from any of the previous installments will be returning. See more »

Goofs

When the President is looking at the latest statistics, there is a graphic of a pie-chart on the screen behind him. It has segments labeled 5%, 25%, 16%, 14% and 50%. This adds up to 110%. See more »

Crazy Credits

A second mid-credits scene is an ad for a multi-episode Purge series on the USA Network. See more »

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Follows The Purge: Election Year (2016) See more »

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Blaxploitation 2.0
8 July 2018 | by See all my reviews

OMG! The Purge series has outdone itself. A plummet from grace, far worse than the Saw series nosedive in half the amount of time. Apparently, we are doing so bad in the Black community that we have to turn to the Crips and the Bloods as our savior against the man. I was literally sitting in the theater ashamed. Pure filth. A hot, SILLY, ghetto mess.


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