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The Purge: Election Year

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  • Score
    75
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Purge: Election Year
    2016
    108 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: James DeMonaco

    Actors: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Joseph Julian Soria

    Plot: Former Police Sergeant Barnes becomes head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.

    Disc Release Date: 12 June 2018

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    • Audio
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    • Extra
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    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • The Purge: Election Year gets an Ultra HD Blu-ray release as part of Universal's The Purge Trilogy Ultra HD Blu-ray package, which offers up three pleasingly solid upgrades over the original Blu-ray releases....

    • Audio
      100
    • The audio on these new Ultra HD Blu-ray releases also gets an upgrade from the original DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 tracks which accompanied the preceding Blu-ray releases, which were generally already pretty...

    • Extra
      50
    • Not a great deal in terms of extras The Ultra HD Blu-ray release of The Purge Trilogy release doesn't offer anything new in terms of the extras available on the original Blu-ray releases, and doesn't even...

    • Movie
      70
    • The Purge: Election Year rounds out a trilogy which has gone from strength to strength, delivering a politically-infused thriller leagues ahead of its home invasion horror origins. Whilst The Purge kept...

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      80
    • One of the rare trilogies that just gets more ambitious with every entry, Election Year delivers a satisfying conclusion to what was initially little more than an unusual premise. The whole arc can be...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • The Purge was digitally photographed at a resolution of 2.8K and finished at 2K. This is arguably the best looking of the three Purge movies on UHD, though that's talking degrees, not leaps and bounds....

    • Audio
      100
    • DTS:X Master Audio suits this film and the Purge franchise very well. The previous two releases offered generously large and powerful sound, and Election Year is no different. Take a helicopter attack...

    • Extra
      30
    • Universal's UHD release of The Purge: Election Year contains no new extras, and no supplements of any kind. Previously released extras -- two featurettes and deleted scenes -- can be found on the bundled...

    • Movie
      60
    • Universal has released all three films in the 'Purge' franchise to UHD in a single boxed set, currently the only way to own the films on the 4K format. Please click here for more on that set.<img src="https://images3.static-bluray.com/reviews/15860_1.jpg"...

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      70
    • The Purge: Election Year takes some of its cues from urban Survival films like Escape from New York while still admirably fitting into the established Purge universe. Universal's UHD release of The Purge:...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The votes are tallied, and in this troublesome election year, the third installment in the dystopian thriller franchise wins by a landslide thanks to a great-looking HEVC H.265 encode that not only defeats...

    • Audio
      80
    • As they did with the previous two movies on UHD, Universal Studios has decided to raise the stakes of the second sequel in The Purge series to DTS:X, but just as with those releases, the upgrade doesn't...

    • Extra
      20
    • All the same supplements are ported over from previous home video release, which can be read in more detail in our review of the standard Blu-ray HERE....

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      60
    • For this moviegoer, the more fascinating aspect of Election Year, the third installment in The Purge franchise, are the disturbingly eerie ideas expressed throughout directly touching on present-day, topical...

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      60
    • In The Purge: Election Year, writer and director James DeMonaco fully commits to exploring the sociopolitical ideas established in the previous movie when Frank Grillo's Leo Barnes is charged with protecting...

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