In the third installment of this horror series about a night when all crime is legal, a former police sergeant (Frank Grillo) who refused to murder his son's killer must now act as the head of security for a presidential candidate (Elizabeth Mitchell) who wants to end "the Purge." Written and directed by James DeMonaco.~Jack Rodgers
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Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Yet another amusing, twisted take on the taboo
Personally, i love this entire series of movies, mainly due to the fact that it addresses a wild, minute, and fleeting thought that passes through our brains and the vast majority of people disregard. That thought that boils up after a very trying day. "What would I do and how would I act if I knew that regardless of my actions, I wouldn't suffer any legal ramifications, curious isn't it? The storyline is similar, and hopefully the don't overdue it like that "power-tool" movie that started off very twisted, and yet, managed to confront those boundaries created by our own environments, and the unbiased results of action vs reaction .
I have to admit, when I realized that this was turning into a franchise, I wasn't all that excited, as the first home invasion styled entry in the series was a bit...frustrating at times? Just issues with character motivations, etc., but the two sequels have actually surpassed the original in every way, building quite a strange little world to tell a variety of stores in that I'm quite happy to check out each year.
This third installment is by far the strongest of the three and can easily function as a stand-alone story if you're not familiar with the rest of the series.
This film compounds on the down-town crazy atmosphere we get from the second film and were lacking in the first. Frank Grillo returns to establish himself as an action lead and shows he wasn't just a one-time cool guy. In election year the series sort of takes a political agenda turn, and there may be some moments that feel forced to signal what is right or what is wrong with the world. The first two films did not really take this turn, as they left it up to the viewer to decide. This film tends to give you a push in a certain direction but it is not entirely experience-ruining. I would still watch it again
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I would recommend this to a friend
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Finally watched all of the Purge Films....
So after years of the Purge I finally decided to buy them all on blu-ray for a fun weekend watch. I didn't buy the 1st one as it was quickly labeled nothing more than a glorified home invasion film.. With such a great Idea of a yearly purge why on earth would you turn it into a home invasion flick? Anyhow, years later and we get The Purge Eection Year and so on... This is a freshly needed update to the 1st film. As I watch all my films on a 180" projected screen in my home theater it feels like watching this in an IMAX theater for the 1st time! The sound and picture quality on the film were fantastic. The story was engaging and I highly recommend this to others.... If added to you collection I see this as an annual watch... Maybe during election seasons as well. It was a lot of fun!
I bought this and the other two Purge films on Blu-ray before I had seen any of them, as I was quite sure I would enjoy them, and I wasn't wrong! I just finally watched all three of them pretty recently, and they were amazing!
As for the Blu-ray for Election Year, I couldn't be happier with it, the movie looks excellent in HD! Also, the slipcover that came with this is quite unique, it has a different type of texture/finish, which I think is really cool.
I would definitely recommend picking this up if you have the first two films on Blu-ray! Also, if you don't have any of them on Blu-ray, and their genre is something you might enjoy you should buy all three of them!
I am a fan of this series and had to see The Purge: Election Year in theaters because the basis of the movie fascinates me. This movie is about all crime including murder being legal for 12 hours once a year. The subsequent terror that ensues is heart-pounding because you can easily envision yourself the victim of Purge Night. While this is not my favorite of the three movies from the series that came out, it is a good film worthy of being on a Horror Fans shelf of beloved movies!
I like how these movies evolved from HULK SMASH OTHER PEOPLE 9in essence) to a kinda smart political statement about the government scheming to wipe out the poor legally....if you liked the first two movies you will enjoy this third (and assumingly) final installation as well, yeah it gets cliche and preachy at some points, but it doesn't totally detract from the movie...just kinda check your brain at the door and go with it!
I personally liked the 2nd movie the best, but this one was still a strong sequel. Ended the trilogy quite nicely. The story was solid, action does NOT disappoint, and Frank Grillo brings his usual awesomeness to the film. Villains were worth their weight in gold, supplying the heroes with plenty of obstacles. Well shot and edited as to stay true to the original. Highly recommend to anyone who is a fan of either the first 2.