• The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

The Purge: Anarchy

Release Date: July 18th, 2014

DVD Release Date: October 21st, 2014

R |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

One night per year, the government sanctions a 12-hour period in which citizens can commit any crime they wish -- including murder -- without fear of punishment or imprisonment. Leo, a sergeant who lost his son, plans a vigilante mission of revenge during the mayhem. However, instead of a death-dealing avenger, he becomes the unexpected protector of four innocent strangers who desperately need his help if they are to survive the night.

Cast: Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez, Michael Kenneth Williams, Zoë Soul, Justina Machado, John Beasley

Director: James DeMonaco

Genres: Horror , Action , Thriller

Production Co: Platinum Dunes, Blumhouse, Why Not Productions

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Pursuit, Murder, Survival, Intense, Rescue, Revenge, Car, Escape, Dark

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    The Purge: Anarchy efficiently exploits its high-concept premise while delivering far more visceral thrills than its predecessor. show more

  • 50
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    Ultimately, “Anarchy” is too cartoonish in its politics to gain the allegorical resonance it clearly strives for — and worse yet, it's just no fun. show more

  • 75

    The Purge: Anarchy expands on its predecessor, but the excellent news is that the sequel isn’t just bigger and badder and bleaker; it’s also better, smarter, stranger and tougher. show more

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