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The first movie in the Purge Saga could be very different

10 years have passed since then disinfectionThe original batch is in progress Cleansing Franchise issued. At the time, Blumhouse, Universal, and even director James de Monaco could only imagine how this movie would launch one of the most successful horror franchises in recent years.

2013 disinfection Introduce the world to a dystopian America where the government decides to celebrate a night of crime without consequences once a year for 12 hours. During that time, people are allowed to rob, torture and even kill and nothing happens to them… legally.

The story centers around the Shanden family as they prepare for a normal purge locked in their safe house, protected by a patriarch (Ethan Hawke) who is dedicated to building security systems for wealthy families to use during it. A terrible night everything changes when an intruder enters the house and a hamburger comes looking for him. The family will have to do whatever it takes to survive, even facing their neighbors. But it looks like the movie could have been completely different.

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How the original idea for the first Purge movie changed the character of Ethan Hawke

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talk to collider, disinfection Director James de Monaco revealed that his original plan for the first film was for Ethan Hawke’s character to act completely differently, which changed the entire movie:

“[He] You didn’t just sell security systems. Because I wanted it to be a morality play. That’s the big thing we hit. We put it a little further in the second part. Every year he ritually cleaned someone in the basement. Someone bought the cleanse as a social catharsis The cleanse promised to make you a better person. He got completely sucked into the propaganda and killed the guy on page 25. This is the first purge of the movie. They believed that morality play was in the DNA of the piece without seeing Ethan’s character, James Sanden, kill a man. The fact that he sold the security systems they thought he was making from the purge was enough to show the economic benefit to his family and that he was buying vacation ads. So this is gone.

Fortunately, DeMonaco said, they were able to explore this original idea of ​​T.The Purge: Chaos:

“We kind of saw it where there’s a guy who’s being bought by someone. A rich family buys Carmen Ejogo’s (John Paisley) dad and it’s very similar to what we had in The Purge 1 I.”

According to Box Office Mojo, disinfectionHis first movie has currently grossed over $89.3 million worldwide, which is a huge number considering its three million dollar budget. The Purge: Election Year He leads the list of franchises that have grossed over $137 million, compared to $9 million.



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