What Would You Do If ‘The Purge’ Was Real?
“The Purge” hits Shreveport-Bossier movie theaters today (June 7) and has people across the US asking the question ‘what if the purge was happening in real life?’ Twitter is answering with some funny/worrisome tweets and pictures.
It seems like a split between people who would run and hide and those who’d actually go around killing people. Let’s hope the latter are just joking.
— Barry Clerjuste (@BarryClerjuste) June 7, 2013
— stephen hamilton (@steezy_steve) June 7, 2013
#IfThePurgeWasReal I wouldn’t kill. Just rob a bank and a few car dealerships ;D
— Maudieee (@MaudieXoXo) June 7, 2013
#IfThePurgeWasReal Panera bread and Bojangles would be stripped clean
— Yousef Rahman (@callmeyousef) June 7, 2013
— Daylen Orlick (@DaylenOrlick) June 7, 2013
— ♡ tasha ♡ (@ZIALLMETH) June 7, 2013
The thriller stars Ethan Hawke (“Training Day”) and Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”) as a husband and wife who attempt to ride out the titular purge, which is one day a year where people can commit any crime free of legal repercussions.
Things go awry when one of their daughters lets a man who’s being chased into their home and discover the hard way that his pursuers aren’t giving up that easily.