The Purge: Election Year


Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On the night of what should be the final Purge, a betrayal from within the government forces Barnes and Roan out onto the street where they must fight to survive the night.

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  1. James DeMonaco

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Elizabeth Mitchell

    Elizabeth Mitchell

    Charlene ''Charlie'' Roan

  2. Frank Grillo

    Frank Grillo

    Sergeant Leo Barnes

  3. Mykelti Williamson

    Mykelti Williamson

    Joe Dixon

  4. Edwin Hodge

    Edwin Hodge

    Dante Bishop

  5. Raymond J. Barry

    Raymond J. Barry

    Caleb Warrens

  6. Ethan Phillips

    Ethan Phillips

    Chief Couper

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue -


Release Information

  • July 1, 2016
    R, Theatrical



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A review by Screen Zealots

By Screen Zealots


Whereas most franchises are characterized by sequels that degrade in quality over time, “The Purge” is one that continues to improve. The first movie was a good premise in search of a story. The second in the series, “The Purge: Anarchy” was a marked improvement, and “The Purge: Election Year” is clearly the best one yet.

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock, the concept behind these movies is simple: the government of America fell after mass unrest and crime eventually led to revolution, and out of the rubble a new party rose. They call th... read the rest.

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