The First Purge

America's third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, comes to power and conducts an experiment: no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one has to stay on the island, but $5,000 is given to anyone who does.

Grosses

Domestic (50.7%)
$69,488,745
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$17,374,280
3,031 theaters
Budget$13,000,000
Release DateJul 4, 2018 - Sep 6, 2018
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 38 min
GenresAction Horror Sci-Fi Thriller
In Release181 days/25 weeks
Widest Release3,038 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jul 4, 2018
Independence Day
Wednesday3$9,305,875--3,031$3,070$9,305,8751
Jul 5, 2018Thursday3$4,600,070-50.6%-3,031$1,517$13,905,9452
Jul 6, 2018Friday4$6,059,220+31.7%-3,031$1,999$19,965,1653
Jul 7, 2018Saturday4$6,322,350+4.3%-3,031$2,085$26,287,5154
Jul 8, 2018Sunday4$4,992,710-21%-3,031$1,647$31,280,2255
Jul 9, 2018Monday4$2,389,785-52.1%-3,031$788$33,670,0106
Jul 10, 2018Tuesday4$2,941,575+23.1%-3,031$970$36,611,5857
Jul 11, 2018Wednesday4$1,962,430-33.3%-78.9%3,031$647$38,574,0158
Jul 12, 2018Thursday4$1,803,955-8.1%-60.8%3,031$595$40,377,9709
Jul 13, 2018Friday6$3,021,775+67.5%-50.1%3,038$994$43,399,74510
Jul 14, 2018Saturday6$3,511,575+16.2%-44.5%3,038$1,155$46,911,32011
Jul 15, 2018Sunday6$2,779,180-20.9%-44.3%3,038$914$49,690,50012
Jul 16, 2018Monday6$1,404,895-49.4%-41.2%3,038$462$51,095,39513
Jul 17, 2018Tuesday6$1,834,535+30.6%-37.6%3,038$603$52,929,93014
Jul 18, 2018Wednesday6$1,256,235-31.5%-36%3,038$413$54,186,16515
Jul 19, 2018Thursday6$1,025,200-18.4%-43.2%3,038$337$55,211,36516
Jul 20, 2018Friday8$1,501,435+46.5%-50.3%2,331$644$56,712,80017
Jul 21, 2018Saturday8$1,992,495+32.7%-43.3%2,331$854$58,705,29518
Jul 22, 2018Sunday8$1,611,375-19.1%-42%2,331$691$60,316,67019
Jul 23, 2018Monday8$778,060-51.7%-44.6%2,331$333$61,094,73020
Jul 24, 2018Tuesday8$964,365+23.9%-47.4%2,331$413$62,059,09521
Jul 25, 2018Wednesday8$712,230-26.1%-43.3%2,331$305$62,771,32522
Jul 26, 2018Thursday8$482,550-32.2%-52.9%2,331$207$63,253,87523
Jul 27, 2018Friday10$676,940+40.3%-54.9%1,400$483$63,930,81524
Jul 28, 2018Saturday10$886,690+31%-55.5%1,400$633$64,817,50525
Jul 29, 2018Sunday10$651,770-26.5%-59.6%1,400$465$65,469,27526
Jul 30, 2018Monday10$361,840-44.5%-53.5%1,400$258$65,831,11527
Jul 31, 2018Tuesday10$452,690+25.1%-53.1%1,400$323$66,283,80528
Aug 1, 2018Wednesday10$346,175-23.5%-51.4%1,400$247$66,629,98029
Aug 2, 2018Thursday11$198,100-42.8%-58.9%1,400$141$66,828,08030
Aug 3, 2018Friday15$286,050+44.4%-57.7%708$404$67,114,13031
Aug 4, 2018Saturday16$379,770+32.8%-57.2%708$536$67,493,90032
Aug 5, 2018Sunday17$264,505-30.4%-59.4%708$373$67,758,40533
Aug 6, 2018Monday16$130,575-50.6%-63.9%708$184$67,888,98034
Aug 7, 2018Tuesday17$145,120+11.1%-67.9%708$204$68,034,10035
Aug 8, 2018Wednesday19$97,275-33%-71.9%708$137$68,131,37536
Aug 9, 2018Thursday21$52,085-46.5%-73.7%708$73$68,183,46037
Aug 10, 2018Friday22$85,285+63.7%-70.2%293$291$68,268,74538
Aug 11, 2018Saturday22$120,665+41.5%-68.2%293$411$68,389,41039
Aug 12, 2018Sunday23$79,595-34%-69.9%293$271$68,469,00540
Aug 13, 2018Monday24$41,500-47.9%-68.2%293$141$68,510,50541
Aug 14, 2018Tuesday24$50,615+22%-65.1%293$172$68,561,12042
Aug 15, 2018Wednesday25$27,870-44.9%-71.3%293$95$68,588,99043
Aug 16, 2018Thursday27$23,880-14.3%-54.2%293$81$68,612,87044
Aug 17, 2018Friday27$38,945+63.1%-54.3%184$211$68,651,81545
Aug 18, 2018Saturday26$64,075+64.5%-46.9%184$348$68,715,89046
Aug 19, 2018Sunday27$36,015-43.8%-54.8%184$195$68,751,90547
Aug 20, 2018Monday31$13,750-61.8%-66.9%184$74$68,765,65548
Aug 21, 2018Tuesday30$18,255+32.8%-63.9%184$99$68,783,91049
Aug 22, 2018Wednesday32$13,300-27.1%-52.3%184$72$68,797,21050
Aug 23, 2018Thursday32$12,105-9%-49.3%184$65$68,809,31551
Aug 24, 2018Friday32$24,380+101.4%-37.4%128$190$68,833,69552
Aug 25, 2018Saturday34$38,435+57.6%-40%128$300$68,872,13053
Aug 26, 2018Sunday34$24,775-35.5%-31.2%128$193$68,896,90554
Aug 27, 2018Monday34$8,750-64.7%-36.4%128$68$68,905,65555
Aug 28, 2018Tuesday35$9,410+7.5%-48.5%128$73$68,915,06556
Aug 29, 2018Wednesday38$7,230-23.2%-45.6%128$56$68,922,29557
Aug 30, 2018Thursday36$7,405+2.4%-38.8%128$57$68,929,70058
Aug 31, 2018Friday33$23,655+219.4%-3%108$219$68,953,35559
Sep 1, 2018Saturday32$50,070+111.7%+30.3%108$463$69,003,42560
Sep 2, 2018Sunday33$46,835-6.5%+89%108$433$69,050,26061
Sep 3, 2018
Labor Day
Monday39$18,845-59.8%+115.4%108$174$69,069,10562
Sep 4, 2018Tuesday36$7,130-62.2%-24.2%108$66$69,076,23563
Sep 5, 2018Wednesday36$5,470-23.3%-24.3%108$50$69,081,70564
Sep 6, 2018Thursday40$4,620-15.5%-37.6%108$42$69,086,32565