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THE PURGE SURPRISES WITH $36.3 MILLION (IT COST $3 MILLION) (Updated)

June 10, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s life in the old B-movie yet. Universal’s The Purge, produced on a tiny budget of $3 million, wound up at the top of the box office this weekend with an estimated $36.3 million. That’s about twice what forecasters, who have been having a lousy track record of late, had predicted. The big victory for […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE PURGE

June 7, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Purge is one of those B-movies made on a microbudget of $3 million whose charm principally comes from the fact that it was made on a microbudget of $3 million. It’s about a future world in which all crime is forbidden for 364 days but is permitted on day 365. It has received quite […]