R | | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
America's third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, comes to power and conducts an experiment: no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one has to stay on the island, but $5,000 is given to anyone who does.
Actor Rotimi Paul rode the New York City public subway to his audition for the role of Skeletor in full costume makeup.
The Architect - Dr. Updale:
Please don't tell me your sending mercenaries into the island disguised as purgers?
In one scene an uninjured Dolores looks out of Nya's intact apartment window. In the next scene the window is shattered and Dolores' arm appears to have been grazed by a bullet. This jump is not acknowledged nor explained by the story.
A second mid-credits scene is an ad for a multi-episode Purge series on the USA Network.
€538,255 (Italy) (8 July 2018)
$69,086,325 (USA) (6 September 2018)