The First Purge Parent Guide
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The First Purge
Rating & Content Info
Why is The First Purge rated R? The First Purge is rated R by the MPAA for strong disturbing violence throughout, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.
- Frequent explicit violence.
- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.
- Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence, with blood and detail.
- Frequent scenes of violence depicting physical assault and injury.
- Several frightening scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Frequent upsetting and disturbing scenes.
- Portrayal of sexual activity with buttock nudity and little detail.
- Two scenes of buttocks nudity in non-sexual contexts.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Simulated sexual activity.
- Frequent crude scenes.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
Approximately 180 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity.
- Vulgar expressions.
- Ethno-cultural slurs.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use.
- Alcohol use.
- Two scenes of drug use (involving cocaine and/or cannabis) in recreational and trafficking contexts.
- Substance abuse.
Page last updated July 5, 2018
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Cast and Crew
The First Purge is directed by Gerard McMurray and stars Marisa Tomei, Lex Scott Davis, Luna Lauren Velez .