Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Movies

'The Purge: Anarchy' Reveals First Trailer and Poster

See also

It's become common place for the geniuses at Blumhouse Productions to scare up low-budget flicks that turn into blockbuster hits, but even so the expectations were low for The Purge. But due to a cool premise that saw penalties on violent crime lifted for one day per year, the film soared to nearly $90M on a roughly $3M budget. And so that meant a sequel was quickly ordered up, and just as quickly we're getting the first trailer, poster, and images for The Purge: Anarchy.

Writer/director James DeMonaco is back, the only returnee with a whole new cast of Frank Grillo, Michael K. Williams, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez, Carmen Ejogo, and Short Term 12 stand-out Keith Stanfield. In my interview with producer Jason Blum he promised the action would go beyond the house and into the open world, and that seems to be the case in a story set one year after the prior film's events.

The Purge: Anarchy opens June 20th.


Today's top buzz...

  • Backstreet Boys
    The Backstreet Boys have canceled several upcoming Israel shows, citing safety concerns
    Music Buzz
  • NFL
    The NFL is considering adding a stadium to Los Angeles, but is it a good idea?
    NFL Buzz
  • Hulk Hogan
    Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin are on board for this year's WWE SummerSlam
    WWE News
  • Paul McCartney
    Get an exclusive look at Paul McCartney's soundcheck for a recent performance
    20 Photos
  • Oscar contenders
    Oscar season is about to begin as fall festivals announce films
    9 Photos
  • Sammy Hagar
    Sammy Hagar is taking fans on a raucous history of rock on the road
    20 Photos

Related Videos:

  • <div class="video-info" data-id="518319219" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Trailer and dates released for new One Direction concert film
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • DVD review: The Incredible Hulk 2008: Underrated but Marvel's best overall film
    <div class="video-info" data-id="517372348" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>