WHO’S IN IT?
Y’Lan Noel (House of Another), Lex Scott Davis (film debut), Joivan Wade (The Weekend), Lauren Luna Vélez (Prince of Central Park), Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny), Melonie Diaz (The Belko Experiment), Mo McRae (Gridiron Gang), Steve Harris (Minority Report), Chyna Layne (Cadillac Records)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Gerard McMurray (Burning Sands), director; James DeMonaco (The Purge), writer, producer; Michael Bay (A Quiet Place), Jason Blum (Get Out), Andrew Form (The Purge: Anarchy), Bradley Fuller (Ouija: Origin of Evil) and Sebastien Lemercier (The Purge: Election Year), producers; Nathan Whitehead (Keanu), composer; Anastas N. Michos (The Forgotten), cinematographer; Jim Page (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In a bold effort to reduce the crime rate below 1% for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America decide to test a brand-new sociological experiment in an isolated community, where they make all crime legal for one night with emergency services suspended. However, it’s not long before the aggression and sadistic violence breaks away from the trial city and makes its way nationwide…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
See the origins of one of the most memorable horror movie concepts in recent years, that of the Purge where all crime is legal and the streets are filled with raging psychopaths.