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The purge [DVD].

Hawke, Ethan. (Added Author). Headey, Lena. (Added Author). Burkholder, Max. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9786315164934
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Universal, 2013.

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Creation/Production Credits Note: Director, James Demonaco.
Participant or Performer Note: Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Ethan Hawke.
Summary, etc.: In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour period in which any and all criminal activity, including murder, becomes legal. On this night plagued by violence and an epidemic of crime, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking.
"The tension is well sustained..."--Observer (UK)
" is delicious."--Village Voice.
"The vague posters for "The Purge" won't prepare you for how sharp and shockingly subversive this home-invasion flick can be."--Newsday.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: English audio.
Subject: Horror.
Suspense / Thriller.
Genre: Horror.

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