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The Purge 

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Set in an altered United States, several unrelated people discover how far they will go to survive a night where all crime is legal for 12 hours.

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Series cast summary:
Gabriel Chavarria ...  Miguel Guerrero 10 episodes, 2018
Hannah Emily Anderson ...  Jenna Betancourt 10 episodes, 2018
Jessica Garza ...  Penelope Guerrero 10 episodes, 2018
Colin Woodell ...  Rick Betancourt 10 episodes, 2018
Lee Tergesen ...  Joe Owens 10 episodes, 2018
Derek Luke ...  Marcus Moore 10 episodes, 2019
Max Martini ...  Ryan Grant 10 episodes, 2019
Paola Nuñez ...  Esme Carmona 10 episodes, 2019
Joel Allen ...  Ben 10 episodes, 2019
Rochelle Aytes ...  Michelle Moore 10 episodes, 2019
Amanda Warren ...  Jane Barbour 9 episodes, 2018
Chelle Ramos ...  Sara Williams 9 episodes, 2019
Jaren Mitchell ...  Doug Vargas 9 episodes, 2019
Charlotte Schweiger ...  Vivian Ross 9 episodes, 2019
Lili Simmons ...  Lila Stanton 8 episodes, 2018
Jonathan Medina ...  Tommy Ortiz 7 episodes, 2019
Denzel Whitaker ...  Darren Moore 7 episodes, 2019
Reed Diamond ...  Albert Stanton 6 episodes, 2018
Dominic Fumusa ...  Pete the Cop 6 episodes, 2018
Danika Yarosh ...  Kelen Stewart 6 episodes, 2019
Connor Trinneer ...  Curtis 5 episodes, 2019
William Baldwin ...  David Ryker 5 episodes, 2018
Christopher Berry ...  Rex 5 episodes, 2018
Fiona Dourif ...  Good Leader Tavis 5 episodes, 2018
Paulina Gálvez ...  Catalina 5 episodes, 2018
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The Purge revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Set in an altered America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. As the clock winds down, each character is forced to reckon with their past as they discover how far they will go to survive the night. Written by ahmetkozan

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Will You Hide or Will You Seek?


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English

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4 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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The Betancourts are named after co-executive producer Mick Betancourt. See more »

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Really wanted to like it...
15 October 2018 | by francesmhillSee all my reviews

But I just couldn't. Like others on here I tried to give it a good go, got through a few eps, but there's just not enough imagination behind it for them to get through whole series' of the stuff.

I couldn't get behind the characters at all, kept forgetting who was meant to be whom and why they were doing what they were doing. Not great writing at all, which surprised me actually. I thought this would be a great op for some interesting political ideas, but no, it's just a very base structure sewn together with the loosest of plots.

Shame. What's next?


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