The Purge: Anarchy Synopsis
The New Founders of America invite you to celebrate your annual right to Purge. The Purge: Anarchy, the sequel to summer 2013’s sleeper hit that opened to No. 1 at the box-office, sees the return of writer/director James DeMonaco to craft the next...
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Film.com

The Purge: Anarchy expands on its predecessor, but the excellent news is that the sequel isn’t just bigger and badder and bleaker; it’s...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
The Purge: Anarchy efficiently exploits its high-concept premise while delivering far more visceral thrills than its predecessor.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
Isn't a cheap knock-off but an equally effective, deliciously disturbing movie. It's bound to delight genre fans (and dismay critics, who...
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63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Kevin C. Johnson
Like the first movie The Purge: Anarchy, is trash masking as social commentary, and its depiction of unrelenting, sanctioned violence can...
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63

Slant Magazine

By Ed Gonzalez
DeMonaco may doubly, sometimes triply, underline the story's governing theme of social power and how it's exchanged, but the rage and...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The film is at its best when it focuses on the more specific conflicts of five people thrown together on Purge night.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The result is an action-oriented survival tale, not unlike the kind of movie that Stallone or Schwarzenegger might have made back in the...
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50

Boston Globe

By Loren King
Give credit to writer-director James DeMonaco for at least attempting to give his action thriller some heft with a plot that concerns our...
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50

The Wrap

By Inkoo Kang
Ultimately, “Anarchy” is too cartoonish in its politics to gain the allegorical resonance it clearly strives for — and worse yet, it's just...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
The new film pokes heavyhanded fun at extreme conservatives and has a "power to the people" sub-theme, but it's full of ultra-violence and...
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Pretty Decent. Very Entertaining

By chulo12
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A beautiful violent film

By SegaSaturnSNK
I'll keep this short and straight to the point. If you like violent, gruesome, chaotic, and bloody movies, you'll like this. The kills are pretty cool and it's a gritty survivor film in where...

Blah.. Same as the last

By _muahhShay
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Go See This Movie

By NickLudgate
Don't even bother reading a critic review on this movie and I'll tell you why: The critics judge this movie based on a scale that should be reputable to classics with long engaging story lines that...

Better than the first!!

By rmay876
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Great Follow Up

By cybrackett
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A huge improvement over the first!

By qdaw99
So I went into this movie exercising much caution, because the first Purge movie did a good job of building up the hype but in the end it just didn't live up to it, which left me so disappointed (so...

The Purge Anarchy

By SARGE1000X
The movie was awesome. Great story line. Good actors. Wish there had been more story about the rebels side but overall loved the surprise you don't always see coming. Definitely not a movie for...

crazy movie

By jpizzle94
a lot of suspense a very fun movie to watch...

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Rated R | For Strong Disturbing Violence and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Stronger characters but weaker ideas in violent sequel.
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