After the rise of a third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, an experiment is conducted, no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one must stay during the experiment yet there is $5,000 for anyone who does.
The Purge: The Island is a 2018 American dystopian action horror film directed by Gerard McMurray and written by James DeMonaco. It is a prequel to 2013's The Purge and is the fourth (chronologically, the first) installment in The Purge franchise. The film stars Y'lan Noel and Lex Scott Davis.
The First Purge was released on July 4, 2018, by Universal Pictures, has grossed $42 million and, like its predecessors, received mixed reviews from critics.