6.2/10
7,552
174 user 24 critic

The Purge 

Trailer
0:21 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

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.

Creator:

James DeMonaco
Reviews
Popularity
239 ( 138)

Episodes

Season 2 Premiere


Tuesday, October 15

Add a plot


Most Recent Episode


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Penelope takes charge; Miguel and Pete grapple with an unexpected enemy.


Previous Episode


Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2019   2018  
2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Three groups of people intertwine and are left stranded in the streets on Purge Night, trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.

Director: James DeMonaco
Stars: Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Former Police Sergeant Barnes becomes head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.

Director: James DeMonaco
Stars: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson
The Purge I (2013)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

Director: James DeMonaco
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

America's third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, comes to power and conducts an experiment: no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one has to stay on the island, but $5,000 is given to anyone who does.

Director: Gerard McMurray
Stars: Y'lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade
Horror

Blake Simmons and her fiancé, Colin Ford, are invited to the home of Blake's mother, Laurel, to wait out the night of the purge, however, it is a trap that was constructed to kill Blake and collect her life insurance the next day.

Director: Sara Jimenez
Stars: Ahmed Adel, Benjamin Schnau, Josh Gilmer
Scream: The TV Series (TV Series 2015)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A serialized anthology series that follows a group of teenagers being targeted by a masked serial killer.

Stars: Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

As the final hours of the annual Purge play out, a group of misfits circle around their white collar target. Unexpectedly, he puts up a fight.

Director: Ashton Gleckman
Stars: Lec Zorn, Trey Brown, Gabrielle Bousum
The Exorcist (2016–2018)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Follows three priests dealing with cases of a demonic presence targeting a family and a foster home.

Stars: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Kurt Egyiawan
Slasher (TV Series 2016)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An anthology series featuring rampaging serial killers leaving carnage in their wake as their next victims fight to stay alive.

Stars: Dean McDermott, Joanne Vannicola, Paula Brancati
Castle Rock (TV Series 2018)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.

Stars: André Holland, Melanie Lynskey, Bill Skarsgård
Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series 2015)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A Walking Dead spin-off, set in Los Angeles, following two families who must band together to survive the undead apocalypse.

Stars: Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Cliff Curtis
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Plot unknown. The fifth and final installment of 'The Purge' film series.

Director: Everardo Gout
Edit

Cast

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
Max Martini ...  Ryan Grant 10 episodes, 2019
Amanda Warren ...  Jane Barbour 9 episodes, 2018
Chelle Ramos ...  Sara Williams 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
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
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Will You Hide or Will You Seek?


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Purge See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Takes place ten years after "The First Purge", between the first/second & third movies. See more »

Connections

Follows The Purge (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I'm sure it will get better.
5 September 2018 | by ferrisbeuller20See all my reviews

I just watched the first premiere episode and I must say I do like it quite a bit. I'm still giving this a chance despite some naysayers that think it's milking a product. It can stand on its own despite the last lousy movie and it is our answer to a good zombie movie. Its mindless killing of people and doesn't matter who or what you are, you have that chance to die, like any good zombie show. Just watch it for what it is and don't overanalyze it!


56 of 104 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 174 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed