The First Purge parents guide

The First Purge Parent Guide

The beginning of a bad tradition.

Release date July 4, 2018

The Purge is an annual event where lawlessness is permitted. Have you ever wondered how such a tradition began? This film sets out to answer that.

Why is The First Purge rated R? The MPA rated The First Purge R for strong disturbing violence throughout, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.

Run Time: 97 minutes

The First Purge
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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.
- Bullying.

Sexual Content:
- 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.
- Fondling.

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.

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News About "The First Purge"

This movie is part of a franchise that includes: The Purge (2013), The Purge: Anarchy (2014) and The Purge: Election Year (2016). All of the titles have been rated R by the MPAA.

Cast and Crew

The First Purge is directed by Gerard McMurray and stars Marisa Tomei, Lex Scott Davis, Luna Lauren Velez .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The First Purge movie is October 2, 2018. Here are some details…

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Marisa Tomei also stars as May Parker in Captain America: Civil War and Spider-Man: Homecoming.