The Purge (2013)Year: 2013
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director: James DeMonaco
Starring: Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke, Tony Oller
In America ravaged by crime and prison overcrowding, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour period during which any and all criminal activities, including murder, are legal. The police can not be called. Hospitals refuse help. His one night when citizens are regulated with no thought of punishment. On this evening, with violence and an epidemic of crime hit, one family wrestles with the decision of who becomes when stranger comes knocking. When an intruder breaks for James Sandins (Ethan Hawke) a gated community during the annual Lockdown, he begins a sequence of events that threatens to tear a family apart. Now it's up to James, his wife, Mary (Lena Headey), and their children to make it through the night without turning into the monsters that they're hiding.