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      Season 1 – The Purge

      2018 Drama Mystery & Thriller Horror Action TRAILER for The Purge: Season 1 Trailer - Live Through This List
      42% 38 Reviews Tomatometer 61% 250+ Ratings Audience Score During a 12-hour period when all crime -- including murder -- is legal, a group of seemingly unrelated characters cross paths in a city in an altered America. While the clock winds down, some will fight, some will hide, others will embrace what it means to purge to its fullest extent -- whether for revenge, personal gain, protection, or unadulterated glee. As each character is forced to reckon with his or her past and plot how to better their futures, they soon discover how far they will go on Purge Night. Read More Read Less Watch on Peacock Stream Now

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      Bloated and boring, The Purge kills its own fleetingly fun premise and proves that not all stories work better on the small screen.

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Sep 4, 2018 What Is America? Once a year, any and all crime -- including murder -- is legal in America for a period of 12 hours. Details Episode 2 Aired Sep 11, 2018 Take What's Yours Jane considers the morality of Purge; Miguel searches for Pete the Cop. Details Episode 3 Aired Sep 18, 2018 The Urge to Purge Penelope prepares for her sacrifice; Rick and Jenna weigh the cost of closing their business deal. Details Episode 4 Aired Sep 25, 2018 Release the Beast Jane must leave the office; Lila consoles Jenna; Penelope is thrust into the Carnival of Flesh. Details Episode 5 Aired Oct 2, 2018 Rise Up Catalina warns Jenna; Henry torments Penelope; Jane goes on a ride along with the Matron Saints. Details Episode 6 Aired Oct 9, 2018 The Forgotten Joe remembers the past; Miguel confronts Henry; Jane learns a dark truth about David Ryker. Details Episode 7 Aired Oct 16, 2018 Lovely Dark and Deep Miguel and Penelope hike the forest; Jane must endure David's party; Rick doubts Lila's intentions. Details Episode 8 Aired Oct 23, 2018 The Giving Time Is Here Lila grapples with rejection; Miguel and Penelope seek the safety of the Cantina. Details Episode 9 Aired Oct 30, 2018 I Will Participate Joe debates the Purge with Jane; Miguel teams up with Pete to rescue Penelope. Details Episode 10 Aired Nov 6, 2018 A Nation Reborn Penelope takes charge; Miguel and Pete grapple with an unexpected enemy. Details Next
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      Previous Jonathan P. Higgins, Ed.D. Shadow and Act Like its film predecessors, the TV show, often challenges us as the viewers to check in with our own value systems. Nov 5, 2019 Full Review Keith Phipps New York Magazine/Vulture This is the best incarnation of The Purge yet. The mythology of the films has been begging to be unpacked a bit, and the series has done that without explaining too much in the process. 3/5 Nov 7, 2018 Full Review LaToya Ferguson Paste Magazine As someone who hasn't watched The Purge movies, the episodes I've seen-including the pilot... have given me enough reason to watch the rest of the season, just to see how it all shakes out. Sep 5, 2018 Full Review John Tones Espinof It would have been interesting if 'The Purge' used a multiplicity of visions and a longer time to develop the story. [Full Review in Spanish] 3/5 Jul 11, 2019 Full Review Paul Chambers Movie Chambers After viewing the the first three episodes of Season One, I see "The Purge" as overwhelmingly unsuitable for basic cable television. C- Jan 18, 2019 Full Review Ángel S. Harguindey El Pais (Spain) The series is a song for cruelty without style. [Full Review in Spanish] Jan 10, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Jules N Une saison qui perd de son intérêt en faisant passer toute l'histoire en une nuit ce qui devient ennuyant au bout de 4-5 épisodes. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/24 Full Review Michael M Poor casting and the writing is even worse. Hollywood has lost it. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 10/20/23 Full Review Kiara N Love the purge series. Would definitely recommend! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 07/22/23 Full Review Nathan M A plot that runs solely on murder is rated pg13, that's all I'll say. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 02/09/23 Full Review y c How you can take a film ripe for exploration of the world it exists in, just waiting to have its nuances explored and depicted and instead deliver yet another braindead wokefest that allows me to guess the exact plot because every character's race and gender were determine the screen play. Boring, boring, boring. What a waste of potential. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member Although they get to find new situations in the particular universe of The Purge without showing that the bag of tricks is empty, elongating the story does not keep the tension, which also fits better in the timing (and probably in the format) of a single movie. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Andrew Form, Brad Fuller, James DeMonaco, Jason Blum, Michael Bay, Sebastien K. Lemercier, Thomas Kelly
      Drama, Mystery & Thriller, Horror, Action
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      Release Date
      Sep 4, 2018
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