Questions tagged [the-purge]

2013 horror film directed by James DeMonaco and starring Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey.

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Can you become a dictator during the purge?

In the film The Purge, the rule says: In 2014, the New Founding Fathers of America, a totalitarian political party, are voted into office following an economic collapse. They pass a law sanctioning ...
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The First Purge: whistleblowers

I just finished watching The First Purge. And while I enjoyed its social commentary I couldn't help to notice one thing that was bugging me. It was pretty evident that there was a large amount of ...
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Why don't people commit burglary or vandalism during the Purge?

The message announcing the beginning of the Purge says the following: Commencing at the siren, any and all crime, up to, and including murder, will be legal for 12 continuous hours. In the films, ...
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Why did Henry try to kill James Sanding in The Purge?

In the Purge, there is an awkward scene where Charlie lets the man from the street to enter their house and at the same time Zoey's boyfriend Henry heads over to speak to James Sanding. We then see ...