The Purge: Election Year Movie

The Purge: Election Year: Countdown for 2025 US presidential election has begun

It is 2025 and the race to American presidential election has just begun. In the highlight is the US Senator Charlene Roan. She is the front runner to the coveted presidential post due to her vow to stop the annual tradition of blood The Purge.

Charlene Roan took the vow to stop The Purge when she was just a child. She saw the bloody killings of her family members on Purge night. The killings shook her from inside and she determined to stop the bloodbath. After 15 years, Roan grew up as a popular Senator and now she is one of the strongest contenders to the post of US President. The elections are nearing and so is the Purge. The bloody game starts and she finds herself trapped in the streets of Washington D.C. Would she survive the mayhem? Her sole hope of survival is her security officer Leo Barnes.

Leo Barnes is a courageous police officer made the head of security for Senator Charlene Roan. The Barnes also has a story. He lost is son two years back in a drunken driving accident. Warren Grass was the man behind the wheels of the vehicle that crushed his son to death but the police sergeant Leo Barnes forgave the accused. Two years later as a security chief of a senator, he was forced to take weapons in his hands and show the courage for which he was known for. He has to save Charlene Roan from the mayhem. What happens in the 12 hours of bloodbath is the crux of the movie.

The Purge: Election Year is a social science fiction and horror movie written and directed by James DeMonaco. Also it is a sequel to the 2014 Purge movie and a third installment to the Purge series of movies. The story is interesting as it matches with the present political scenario of the world. Negative powers want to put their puppet at the US presidential seat to direct the US policies in their favor.

Why watch the movie?

The film has emotion, action and drama hence it will attract all sections of society. Story is carefully developed after understanding the present socio-political scenario of the world. There are peace lovers who want to establish democratic order in the world but the outcasts are always creating hurdles in the path. Opponents hatch a scheme to eliminate Charlene Roan but Leo Barnes saves her from the assault.

Trivia

• The story is of the US presidential elections of March 2025

• The events take place after two years of The Purge: Anarchy

• Edwin Hodge is present in all three Purge movies

• Third movie of DeMonacco as writer and director

• The movie was shot in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Directed – James DeMonaco
Produced – Jason Blum, Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Brad Fuller, Sebastien Lemercier
Written – James DeMonaco
Starring – Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Betty Gabriel, Edwin Hodge, Kyle Secor, Joseph Julian Soria, Liza Colón-Zayas

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