From 2013 to 2014, we witnessed the horrifying future of the fictional movie “The Purge” sequel where America is ravaged by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government sanctions an annual 12-hour period during which all criminal activity — including murder — is legal. Yes, imagine a 12 hours of murder inside homes and every corner of the street from anyone even if it’s your so called “friendly” neighbor.
The Purge is back this year and what a good way to give it a sequel than correlate it with the most popular topic in the US today, ELECTION DAY. Yes, The Purge: Election Day will hit cinemas worldwide this coming July 6, 2016 and July 1 for USA.
“As a young girl, Sen. Charlene Roan survived the annual night of lawlessness that took the lives of her family members. As a presidential candidate, Roan is determined to end the yearly tradition of blood lust once and for all. When her opponents hatch a deadly scheme, the senator finds herself trapped on the streets of Washington, D.C., just as the latest Purge gets underway. Now, it’s up to Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo), her head of security, to keep her alive during the next 12 hours of mayhem.”
The 2013 first chapter had a domestic haul of $64.5 million and The Purge: Anarchy made $72 million a year later. Some critics have stated this movie as a reflection of how politics can get scary in real life, and it is truly horrifying. The Purge: Election Year shows armed maniacs running around in George Washington and braham Lincoln masks that possibly sends a good message for the presidential race?
“The Purge is filled with people who are looking to take out their anger and aggression and do something horrific to channel it,” DreadCentral.com editor in chief Steve Barton says.
This will be the third chapter of writer/director James DeMonaco’s Purge series, The Purge:Election Year is the time where someone could finally make a stand and do something to stop it but will they succeed? or ends up being the prey in this years The Purge.
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