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The Purge

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

June 07, 2013

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

James DeMonaco

Starring :

Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Rhys Wakefield, Max Burkholder, Edwin Hodge, Tony Oller, Adelaide Kane

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..thudding shocks and predictability dull its edge..”
by Leslie Felperin [Variety]
2.5 of 4

“..The Purge is not a movie you want to assign a strict degree of logic to..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
2 of 4

“..it also unashamedly cribs from more disturbing films like Straw Dogs, Funny Games and A Clockwork Orange..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2 of 4

“.."The Purge'' does deliver the gory genre goods in the highly predictable home stretch, and even returns to satire at the end..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
2.5 of 5

“.."The Purge" isn't exactly an evening's elevating entertainment, but it effectively creeps under the skin..”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Tirdad Derakhshani [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Robert Abele [Los Angeles Times]
Review rate : D
Reviewed by James Verniere [Boston Herald]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
1 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
Reviewed by Neil Young [Hollywood Reporter]

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