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...
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings


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...
Full Review

The Hollywood Reporter

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

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...
Full Review

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...
Full Review

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...
Full Review

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.
Full Review


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...
Full Review

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...
Full Review

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...
Full Review

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...
Full Review

The Purger:Anarchy

By JoyceM54
I loved the first Purge movie. This one I feel was even better! A MUST SEE movie...

By givenskeith
A very realistic view of American society. Absolutely loved this movie...

49 year old mother of two teens loved it

By glittergrl
This second movie of the Purge franchise really delivers. Entertaining from beginning to end. Well acted; well done overall. I'd recommend it....

Awesome movie

By misshart01
I love how they showed the purge from a different perspective. Very exciting movie and was even funny at times. It looks like they are setting it up for a part 3....

The Purge Anarchy was even better than the first part!!

By veniecewp04
It kept me on my toes the whole was totally UNpredictable, There were twists and turns at every corner and it had a solid ending. This is a must see!...

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...

good movie

By cilla1679
cool concept and great sequel...

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...

The Purge Anachy

By rgunne6435
I loved it...

Great Movie!!

By jjrodiles
I recommend it! It's way better than the first one, more action and more suspense....

More Info

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.
Read the Common Sense Media Review