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The first purge / Universal Pictures presents in association with Perfect World Pictures a Platinum Dunes, Blumhouse, Man in a Tree production ; produced by Jason Blum [and four others] ; written by James DeMonaco ; directed by Gerard McMurray.

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  • Physical Description: 1 DVD videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 videodisc (98 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: DVD
  • Publisher: Univeral City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Bonus features: deleted scene; a radical experiment; Bringing the chaos; The masks of The first purge.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Kevin Lax ; edited by Jim Page ; director of photography, Anastias Michos.
Participant or Performer Note:
Y'lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Mugga, Patch Darragh, Marisa Tomei, Luna Lauren Velez.
Summary, etc.:
To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong disturbing violence throughout, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD; widescreen (2.39:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1, region 1.
Language Note:
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles.
English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc surface.
Subject: Crime > United States > Drama.
Anarchism > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Crime films.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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