Synopsis: After a new political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, rises to power in the United States, a social experiment is announced where all crime will be legal on Staten Island for 24 hours with a $5000 reward offered to anyone who participates.
Director: Gerard McMurray
Runtime: 98 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 8 (0 major, 8 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Characters suddenly appear out of nowhere to provide for some fairly cheap jump scares in The First Purge.
Jump Scare Times
12:42 – Skeletor suddenly appears beside Isaiah.
29:26 – Skeletor appears behind a man trying to pry open the ATM.
34:53 – As Isiah rounds a corner he bumps into Kels and his gang.
44:02 – As Isiah walks down a dark corridor, a man with his face covered appears behind him.
48:05 – Skeletor grabs Nya from behind as she looks at her phone.
52:16 – After Isiah and Nya fist bump, a man in a mask suddenly appears in front of them.
57:52 – An arm reaches out to grab Nya as she walks up the church steps.
1:04:48 – A knife blade barely misses Nya as the group runs past a construction sign.