Based on the hit movie franchise from Blumhouse Productions, The Purge revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Set in an altered America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. As the clock winds down, each character is forced to reckon with their past as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.
'What is more American than The Purge? The authors of this series consider this question is rhetorical. The events of the bloody thriller The Purge season 1 unfold in an alternative reality with the traditions of the Purges. Once a year any crime, from vandalism to murder, are allowed for 12 hours in the totalitarian United States. Founding fathers made such a law to give a way out of aggression in any form and to free the country from violence on all other days. This is a story about the inhabitants of the town, whose fates will intersect in one of such terrible nights. Each of them is destined to face their past, to test themselves for strength and to find out how far they are ready to go to live until morning in the upcoming season 1 of The Purge tv series.Read more »