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* TheMillstone: He not only let in a homeless man wanted by the purgers, he also helps hide him away from his own parents while he's inside the house.

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* FriendlyNeighborhoodGangsters: Becomes this at around the halfway point, when the gangsters realize that the NFFA are flooding the streets with mercenaries.


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* WhatYouAreInTheDark: Is not able to shoot Skeletor, despite signing up for "The Experiment" to do just that.

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* AntiHero
* ContrastingSequelMainCharacter: With Leo. While Leo was a cop, Dmitri is a gangster. While Leo purposefully put himself out on Purge night, Dmitri only leaves his den when he realizes that there are mercenaries on the streets killing people.
* FakeAmerican: Y'lan Noel is British.
* MadeOfIron
* ThemeNaming: ''D''mitri. [[spoiler:Like ''D''wayne and ''D''ante, it foreshadows him as one of the founders of the Resistance]]
* UnscrupulousHero: A drug kingpin and gangster who ends up against the corrupt regime of the NFFA.
* WouldHitAGirl


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* ActionGirl: Formerly ran with Dmitri, now an activist. Always a badass.
* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: At least they did. It's obvious that she still cares about Dmitri, but can't live his life.
* SoapboxSadie: To an extent. She's the leader of protests against "The Experiment". [[spoiler:It's implied that she's one of the founders of the Resistance]].


!Purgers

[[folder:Henry]]
!!Henry
->'''Played By:''' Tony Oller

* LoveMakesYouCrazy: [[spoiler:Henry was pretty willing and able (and tried, and failed miserably) to kill James Sandin because James disapproved of his relationship with Zoey. He doesn't seem to consider that Zoey might not want to be in a relationship with the man who murdered her father.]]
* LoveMakesYouEvil: [[spoiler:He was going to kill Mr. Sandin because he was going to apply the ParentalMarriageVeto on his relationship with his daughter.]]

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!Purgers

[[folder:Henry]]
!!Henry
!!!First Purge Civilians

[[folder:Dmitri]]
!!Dmitri
->'''Played By:''' Tony Oller

* LoveMakesYouCrazy: [[spoiler:Henry was pretty willing and able (and tried, and failed miserably) to kill James Sandin because James disapproved of his relationship with Zoey. He doesn't seem to consider that Zoey might not want to be in a relationship with the man who murdered her father.]]
* LoveMakesYouEvil: [[spoiler:He was going to kill Mr. Sandin because he was going to apply the ParentalMarriageVeto on his relationship with his daughter.]]
Y'lan Noel



[[folder:Polite Leader]]
!!Polite Leader
->'''Played By:''' Rhys Wakefield

* BadBoss: He kills one of his henchmen for being rude.
* BigBad: While Henry and [[spoiler:Grace]] constitute separate threats, the Polite Leader is the main villain of ''The Purge'' since he gets the most screen time and his desire to kill the sheltered homeless man drives the bulk of the plot.
* BloodKnight: He enjoys a good fight even though he likes murder more. When he kills James, he thanks him.
* CradlingYourKill: [[spoiler:After stabbing James, he tenderly holds him and kisses his forehead while thanking him for being apart of his purge.]]
* DiscOneFinalBoss: Even after he's [[spoiler:killed by Zoey]], there's still the matter of having to face [[spoiler:Grace]] before the Sandins can make it through the purge.
* FauxAffablyEvil: He isn't credited as "Polite Leader" for nothing. He smiles when he talks and never curses but rants about his need to purge and enjoys causing pain and death.
* GigglingVillain: He can't go five minutes without giggling.
* NoNameGiven: Only referred to as the "Polite Leader".
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He prefers to target non-rich people since he considers them to be worthless.
* SlasherSmile: His default expression.
* TheSociopath: He wants to kill an innocent man for fun.

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[[folder:Polite Leader]]
!!Polite Leader
[[folder:Nya]]
!!Nya
->'''Played By:''' Rhys Wakefield

* BadBoss: He kills one of his henchmen for being rude.
* BigBad: While Henry and [[spoiler:Grace]] constitute separate threats, the Polite Leader is the main villain of ''The Purge'' since he gets the most screen time and his desire to kill the sheltered homeless man drives the bulk of the plot.
* BloodKnight: He enjoys a good fight even though he likes murder more. When he kills James, he thanks him.
* CradlingYourKill: [[spoiler:After stabbing James, he tenderly holds him and kisses his forehead while thanking him for being apart of his purge.]]
* DiscOneFinalBoss: Even after he's [[spoiler:killed by Zoey]], there's still the matter of having to face [[spoiler:Grace]] before the Sandins can make it through the purge.
* FauxAffablyEvil: He isn't credited as "Polite Leader" for nothing. He smiles when he talks and never curses but rants about his need to purge and enjoys causing pain and death.
* GigglingVillain: He can't go five minutes without giggling.
* NoNameGiven: Only referred to as the "Polite Leader".
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He prefers to target non-rich people since he considers them to be worthless.
* SlasherSmile: His default expression.
* TheSociopath: He wants to kill an innocent man for fun.
Lex Scott Davis



[[folder:Leo]]
!!Sergeant Leo Barnes
->'''Played By:''' Creator/FrankGrillo

* AntiHero: While he repeatedly demonstrates that he's a good man, he's still a willing participant in the Purge.
* TheAtoner: In ''Election Year'', he is deeply ashamed of attempting to participate in the Purge in the previous movie, and now works for the political candidate attempting to end it.
-->'''Leo''': I nearly did something that would have destroyed a lot of lives...this night has to end.
* BadassInANiceSuit: In Election Year, he wears a nice suite and tie. Justified because he's now a bodyguard for a candidate in the presidential election.
* ContrastingSequelMainCharacter: To the Sandins. They're a rich couple with little combat experience who are trying to stay out of the purge. He's a gun toting, CrazyPrepared, badass reluctant Purger.
* {{Expy}}: Somewhat of Max Rockatansky, the protagonist of the ''Film/MadMax'' films. Like Max, Leo is a police officer, is a highly-skilled combatant, drives a car he customized himself, reluctantly partners with people he comes to care for, and seeks revenge on those that killed his family (or in Leo's case, just his son). [[spoiler:The key difference between the two is that Max actually kills the men who murdered his family while Leo is able to forgive the man who killed his son.]]
** Arguably, he's also one to [[ComicBook/ThePunisher Frank Castle]].
* OneManArmy: Between ''Anarchy'' and ''Election Year'' he racks up a substantial body count. He's easily the best fighter in the second film, and maybe the entire franchise.
* PetTheDog: Aside from saving Eva and Cali, and letting Shane and Liz stay in his car, he also gives Cali his Kevlar vest.
* RedemptionEarnsLife: [[spoiler:The man he decides to spare for recklessly killing his son ends up saving his life when Big Daddy has him at gunpoint.]]
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler:He's using the purge to hunt for his son's killer.]]

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[[folder:Leo]]
!!Sergeant Leo Barnes
[[folder:Isaiah]]
!!Isaiah
->'''Played By:''' Creator/FrankGrillo

* AntiHero: While he repeatedly demonstrates that he's a good man, he's still a willing participant in the Purge.
* TheAtoner: In ''Election Year'', he is deeply ashamed of attempting to participate in the Purge in the previous movie, and now works for the political candidate attempting to end it.
-->'''Leo''': I nearly did something that would have destroyed a lot of lives...this night has to end.
* BadassInANiceSuit: In Election Year, he wears a nice suite and tie. Justified because he's now a bodyguard for a candidate in the presidential election.
* ContrastingSequelMainCharacter: To the Sandins. They're a rich couple with little combat experience who are trying to stay out of the purge. He's a gun toting, CrazyPrepared, badass reluctant Purger.
* {{Expy}}: Somewhat of Max Rockatansky, the protagonist of the ''Film/MadMax'' films. Like Max, Leo is a police officer, is a highly-skilled combatant, drives a car he customized himself, reluctantly partners with people he comes to care for, and seeks revenge on those that killed his family (or in Leo's case, just his son). [[spoiler:The key difference between the two is that Max actually kills the men who murdered his family while Leo is able to forgive the man who killed his son.]]
** Arguably, he's also one to [[ComicBook/ThePunisher Frank Castle]].
* OneManArmy: Between ''Anarchy'' and ''Election Year'' he racks up a substantial body count. He's easily the best fighter in the second film, and maybe the entire franchise.
* PetTheDog: Aside from saving Eva and Cali, and letting Shane and Liz stay in his car, he also gives Cali his Kevlar vest.
* RedemptionEarnsLife: [[spoiler:The man he decides to spare for recklessly killing his son ends up saving his life when Big Daddy has him at gunpoint.]]
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler:He's using the purge to hunt for his son's killer.]]
Joivan Wade



[[folder:Kimmy]]
!!Kimmy
->'''Played By:''' Brittany Mirabile

* AxCrazy: Let's see. Killed her own parents for no real reason, cruised around with her friends killing people on Purge Night, and threatened to kill everyone inside a store and burn the whole place to the ground because the owner stopped her from shoplifting. Yeah, she qualifies.
* BlingBlingBang: She and her gang all sport Golden AK-47s with rhinestone studded stocks.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Antagonizes the store Joe works at and plans to kill him and everyone inside all because he and Laney stopped her and her friend from shoplifting a candy bar.
* FalseRapeAccusation: Threatens this when Joe catches her trying to shoplift from his store. This is our first hint that she's ''not'' a good person.
* HeroWorship: Despite being an abhorrent person, she idolizes Laney. Subverted in that she idolises who Laney was when she was young, not the older, reformed Laney.
* NoKillLikeOverkill: [[spoiler: She's on the receiving end of this: Laney [[CarFu mows her down with an ambulance at high speed]] and then [[BoomHeadshot gets out and blows Kimmy's brains across the tarmac]].]]
* PetTheDog: Her only redeeming quality is that she is genuine friends with the girls she's purging with.
* SassyBlackWoman: She is a street talking teenage delinquent.
* ScaryBlackWoman: When she revealed herself to be a Purger wanting to kill anyone who stands in her way.
* SelfMadeOrphan: Murdered her own mother and father for no real reason, very likely to avert being told what to do by them given she represents TeensAreMonsters and opposing her rule-inflicting parents is one aspect of this archetype.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Averted. Her whole group is an AmazonBrigade.
* TheSociopath: She murdered her parents ForTheEvulz, ''boasts'' about it and tries to kill everyone inside a candy store for the [[SarcasmMode abhorrent crime]] [[DisproportionateRetribution of not allowing her to nick a candy bar.]]
* TeensAreMonsters: A walking example of how horrible teens can be when they're are no rules.

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[[folder:Kimmy]]
!!Kimmy
[[folder:Luisa]]
!!Luisa
->'''Played By:''' Brittany Mirabile

* AxCrazy: Let's see. Killed her own parents for no real reason, cruised around with her friends killing people on Purge Night, and threatened to kill everyone inside a store and burn the whole place to the ground because the owner stopped her from shoplifting. Yeah, she qualifies.
* BlingBlingBang: She and her gang all sport Golden AK-47s with rhinestone studded stocks.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Antagonizes the store Joe works at and plans to kill him and everyone inside all because he and Laney stopped her and her friend from shoplifting a candy bar.
* FalseRapeAccusation: Threatens this when Joe catches her trying to shoplift from his store. This is our first hint that she's ''not'' a good person.
* HeroWorship: Despite being an abhorrent person, she idolizes Laney. Subverted in that she idolises who Laney was when she was young, not the older, reformed Laney.
* NoKillLikeOverkill: [[spoiler: She's on the receiving end of this: Laney [[CarFu mows her down with an ambulance at high speed]] and then [[BoomHeadshot gets out and blows Kimmy's brains across the tarmac]].]]
* PetTheDog: Her only redeeming quality is that she is genuine friends with the girls she's purging with.
* SassyBlackWoman: She is a street talking teenage delinquent.
* ScaryBlackWoman: When she revealed herself to be a Purger wanting to kill anyone who stands in her way.
* SelfMadeOrphan: Murdered her own mother and father for no real reason, very likely to avert being told what to do by them given she represents TeensAreMonsters and opposing her rule-inflicting parents is one aspect of this archetype.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Averted. Her whole group is an AmazonBrigade.
* TheSociopath: She murdered her parents ForTheEvulz, ''boasts'' about it and tries to kill everyone inside a candy store for the [[SarcasmMode abhorrent crime]] [[DisproportionateRetribution of not allowing her to nick a candy bar.]]
* TeensAreMonsters: A walking example of how horrible teens can be when they're are no rules.
Luna Lauren Velez



[[folder:The Ferrins]]
!!Grace & Mr. Ferrin
->'''Played By:''' Arija Bareikis & Dana Bunch

* BigDamnVillains: [[spoiler:They kill the preppy Purgers before they can take out the Sandins; as it turns out, it's a case of TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou.]]
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Grace in particular acts friendly toward the Sandins; there's some passive-aggressive oneupmanship between the two, but nothing beyond StepfordSmiler. Then on the night of the Purge, Grace and her husband join up with the other neighbors to apply the TallPoppySyndrome on the Sandins with extreme prejudice (even going TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou on the younger Purgers).
* CruelMercy: Grace and her husband were allowed to live by Mary against their will so they could live with their guilt.
* EvilIsPetty: [[spoiler:Their reasons for wanting to kill the Sandins are incredibly petty; they were sick of the Sandins 'flaunting' their superior wealth, and the modifications the Sandins made to their house clashed with the neighborhood's style.]]
* LaserGuidedKarma: Their whole motivation for killing the Sandins was that they were arrogant elitists who acted like they were better than everyone else in the neighbourhood. As stated above, that is not only a [[DisproportionateRetribution pathetic excuse]] for their actions, but when the situation is reversed and the Ferrins find themselves at the Sandin's mercy, Mary lets them live, proving that they her family is better.
** As a bonus, when Grace makes a [[DefiantToTheEnd last ditch attempt]] to kill Mary, she simply breaks her nose and shames her with her cowardice.
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: They arrive to kill the preppy Purgers and save the Sandins, but only so they could kill the family themselves.

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[[folder:The Ferrins]]
!!Grace & Mr. Ferrin
[[folder:Selina]]
!!Selina
->'''Played By:''' Arija Bareikis & Dana Bunch

* BigDamnVillains: [[spoiler:They kill the preppy Purgers before they can take out the Sandins; as it turns out, it's a case of TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou.]]
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Grace in particular acts friendly toward the Sandins; there's some passive-aggressive oneupmanship between the two, but nothing beyond StepfordSmiler. Then on the night of the Purge, Grace and her husband join up with the other neighbors to apply the TallPoppySyndrome on the Sandins with extreme prejudice (even going TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou on the younger Purgers).
* CruelMercy: Grace and her husband were allowed to live by Mary against their will so they could live with their guilt.
* EvilIsPetty: [[spoiler:Their reasons for wanting to kill the Sandins are incredibly petty; they were sick of the Sandins 'flaunting' their superior wealth, and the modifications the Sandins made to their house clashed with the neighborhood's style.]]
* LaserGuidedKarma: Their whole motivation for killing the Sandins was that they were arrogant elitists who acted like they were better than everyone else in the neighbourhood. As stated above, that is not only a [[DisproportionateRetribution pathetic excuse]] for their actions, but when the situation is reversed and the Ferrins find themselves at the Sandin's mercy, Mary lets them live, proving that they her family is better.
** As a bonus, when Grace makes a [[DefiantToTheEnd last ditch attempt]] to kill Mary, she simply breaks her nose and shames her with her cowardice.
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: They arrive to kill the preppy Purgers and save the Sandins, but only so they could kill the family themselves.
Kristen Solis



[[folder:The Halversons]]
!!Mr. & Mrs. Halverson
->'''Played By:''' Chris Mulkey & Tisha French

* BitchInSheepsClothing: Were going to apply the TallPoppySyndrome on the Sandins with extreme prejudice (even going TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou on the younger Purgers).
* CruelMercy: They were allowed to live by Mary against their will so they could live with their guilt.
* DefiantToTheEnd: Mr. Halverson initially tried to be this towards Mary when she tries to strike up a condescending conversation, only for him to tell her to "go fuck yourself," but with Dwayne holding him at gunpoint, he gives in to respond.
* EvilIsPetty: Among other reasons why they were going to kill the Sandins ([[TallPoppySyndrome in general because they had more money and were "flaunting" it]]), was because the Sandins did modifications to their house that clashed with the neighborhood's style.

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[[folder:The Halversons]]
!!Mr. & Mrs. Halverson
!Purgers

[[folder:Henry]]
!!Henry
->'''Played By:''' Chris Mulkey & Tisha French

Tony Oller

* BitchInSheepsClothing: Were LoveMakesYouCrazy: [[spoiler:Henry was pretty willing and able (and tried, and failed miserably) to kill James Sandin because James disapproved of his relationship with Zoey. He doesn't seem to consider that Zoey might not want to be in a relationship with the man who murdered her father.]]
* LoveMakesYouEvil: [[spoiler:He was going to kill Mr. Sandin because he was
going to apply the TallPoppySyndrome ParentalMarriageVeto on the Sandins his relationship with extreme prejudice (even going TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou on the younger Purgers).
* CruelMercy: They were allowed to live by Mary against their will so they could live with their guilt.
* DefiantToTheEnd: Mr. Halverson initially tried to be this towards Mary when she tries to strike up a condescending conversation, only for him to tell her to "go fuck yourself," but with Dwayne holding him at gunpoint, he gives in to respond.
* EvilIsPetty: Among other reasons why they were going to kill the Sandins ([[TallPoppySyndrome in general because they had more money and were "flaunting" it]]), was because the Sandins did modifications to their house that clashed with the neighborhood's style.
his daughter.]]



[[folder:Skeletor]]
!!Skeletor
-> '''Played By:''' Rotimi Paul

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!!Skeletor
-> '''Played
[[folder:Polite Leader]]
!!Polite Leader
->'''Played
By:''' Rotimi Paul
Rhys Wakefield

* BadBoss: He kills one of his henchmen for being rude.
* BigBad: While Henry and [[spoiler:Grace]] constitute separate threats, the Polite Leader is the main villain of ''The Purge'' since he gets the most screen time and his desire to kill the sheltered homeless man drives the bulk of the plot.
* BloodKnight: He enjoys a good fight even though he likes murder more. When he kills James, he thanks him.
* CradlingYourKill: [[spoiler:After stabbing James, he tenderly holds him and kisses his forehead while thanking him for being apart of his purge.]]
* DiscOneFinalBoss: Even after he's [[spoiler:killed by Zoey]], there's still the matter of having to face [[spoiler:Grace]] before the Sandins can make it through the purge.
* FauxAffablyEvil: He isn't credited as "Polite Leader" for nothing. He smiles when he talks and never curses but rants about his need to purge and enjoys causing pain and death.
* GigglingVillain: He can't go five minutes without giggling.
* NoNameGiven: Only referred to as the "Polite Leader".
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He prefers to target non-rich people since he considers them to be worthless.
* SlasherSmile: His default expression.
* TheSociopath: He wants to kill an innocent man for fun.



!Anti-Purge Resistance

[[folder:Carmelo]]
!!Carmelo Johns
->'''Played By:''' Michael K. Williams

* BigGood: The leader of the Anti-Purge movement.
%%* GoodScarsEvilScars
%%* LaResistance
* LargeHam: He gets pretty hammy with speeches.
* RebelLeader: He's the leader of the anti-Purge movement. He doesn't just talk the talk, he picks up a gun and walks the walk

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!Anti-Purge Resistance

[[folder:Carmelo]]
!!Carmelo Johns
[[folder:Leo]]
!!Sergeant Leo Barnes
->'''Played By:''' Michael K. Williams
Creator/FrankGrillo

* AntiHero: While he repeatedly demonstrates that he's a good man, he's still a willing participant in the Purge.

* BigGood: The leader TheAtoner: In ''Election Year'', he is deeply ashamed of attempting to participate in the Purge in the previous movie, and now works for the political candidate attempting to end it.
-->'''Leo''': I nearly did something that would have destroyed a lot of lives...this night has to end.
* BadassInANiceSuit: In Election Year, he wears a nice suite and tie. Justified because he's now a bodyguard for a candidate in the presidential election.
* ContrastingSequelMainCharacter: To the Sandins. They're a rich couple with little combat experience who are trying to stay out
of the Anti-Purge movement.
%%* GoodScarsEvilScars
%%* LaResistance
* LargeHam: He gets pretty hammy with speeches.
* RebelLeader:
purge. He's a gun toting, CrazyPrepared, badass reluctant Purger.
* {{Expy}}: Somewhat of Max Rockatansky,
the leader protagonist of the anti-Purge movement. He doesn't ''Film/MadMax'' films. Like Max, Leo is a police officer, is a highly-skilled combatant, drives a car he customized himself, reluctantly partners with people he comes to care for, and seeks revenge on those that killed his family (or in Leo's case, just talk his son). [[spoiler:The key difference between the talk, two is that Max actually kills the men who murdered his family while Leo is able to forgive the man who killed his son.]]
** Arguably, he's also one to [[ComicBook/ThePunisher Frank Castle]].
* OneManArmy: Between ''Anarchy'' and ''Election Year''
he picks racks up a gun substantial body count. He's easily the best fighter in the second film, and walks maybe the walkentire franchise.
* PetTheDog: Aside from saving Eva and Cali, and letting Shane and Liz stay in his car, he also gives Cali his Kevlar vest.
* RedemptionEarnsLife: [[spoiler:The man he decides to spare for recklessly killing his son ends up saving his life when Big Daddy has him at gunpoint.]]
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler:He's using the purge to hunt for his son's killer.]]



[[folder:Dwayne]]
!!Dante Bishop (Dwayne A.K.A. The Stranger)
->'''Played By:''' Edwin Hodge

* BigGood: Takes over from Carmelo as the leader of the Anti-Purge movement.
* ButtMonkey: There's never a moment when Dwayne isn't in ''some'' kind of danger; throughout the first film, he gets horribly injured on a frequent basis while being the target of a group of psychotic preppy Purgers.
* TookALevelInBadass: Goes from being a scared victim of the Purge in the original film into an Anti-Purge resistance member in the sequels.

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[[folder:Dwayne]]
!!Dante Bishop (Dwayne A.K.A. The Stranger)
[[folder:Kimmy]]
!!Kimmy
->'''Played By:''' Edwin Hodge

Brittany Mirabile

* BigGood: Takes over AxCrazy: Let's see. Killed her own parents for no real reason, cruised around with her friends killing people on Purge Night, and threatened to kill everyone inside a store and burn the whole place to the ground because the owner stopped her from Carmelo as shoplifting. Yeah, she qualifies.
* BlingBlingBang: She and her gang all sport Golden AK-47s with rhinestone studded stocks.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Antagonizes
the leader of the Anti-Purge movement.
store Joe works at and plans to kill him and everyone inside all because he and Laney stopped her and her friend from shoplifting a candy bar.
* ButtMonkey: There's never a moment FalseRapeAccusation: Threatens this when Dwayne isn't in ''some'' kind of danger; throughout the Joe catches her trying to shoplift from his store. This is our first film, he gets horribly injured on hint that she's ''not'' a frequent basis while good person.
* HeroWorship: Despite
being an abhorrent person, she idolizes Laney. Subverted in that she idolises who Laney was when she was young, not the target older, reformed Laney.
* NoKillLikeOverkill: [[spoiler: She's on the receiving end
of this: Laney [[CarFu mows her down with an ambulance at high speed]] and then [[BoomHeadshot gets out and blows Kimmy's brains across the tarmac]].]]
* PetTheDog: Her only redeeming quality is that she is genuine friends with the girls she's purging with.
* SassyBlackWoman: She is
a street talking teenage delinquent.
* ScaryBlackWoman: When she revealed herself to be a Purger wanting to kill anyone who stands in her way.
* SelfMadeOrphan: Murdered her own mother and father for no real reason, very likely to avert being told what to do by them given she represents TeensAreMonsters and opposing her rule-inflicting parents is one aspect of this archetype.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Averted. Her whole
group of psychotic preppy Purgers.
is an AmazonBrigade.
* TookALevelInBadass: Goes from being TheSociopath: She murdered her parents ForTheEvulz, ''boasts'' about it and tries to kill everyone inside a scared victim of candy store for the Purge in the original film into an Anti-Purge resistance member in the sequels.[[SarcasmMode abhorrent crime]] [[DisproportionateRetribution of not allowing her to nick a candy bar.]]
* TeensAreMonsters: A walking example of how horrible teens can be when they're are no rules.



[[folder:Liz]]
!!Liz
->'''Played By:''' Creator/KieleSanchez
.
* HystericalWoman: She often slips into this whenever Shane gets hurt
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler:Shane's death prompts her to join LaResistance in pursuit of vengeance.]]
* WidowWoman: [[spoiler:After Shane's death.]]

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[[folder:Liz]]
!!Liz
[[folder:The Ferrins]]
!!Grace & Mr. Ferrin
->'''Played By:''' Creator/KieleSanchez
.
Arija Bareikis & Dana Bunch

* HystericalWoman: She often slips into this whenever Shane gets hurt
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler:Shane's death prompts her to join LaResistance in pursuit
BigDamnVillains: [[spoiler:They kill the preppy Purgers before they can take out the Sandins; as it turns out, it's a case of vengeance.TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou.]]
* WidowWoman: [[spoiler:After Shane's death.]]BitchInSheepsClothing: Grace in particular acts friendly toward the Sandins; there's some passive-aggressive oneupmanship between the two, but nothing beyond StepfordSmiler. Then on the night of the Purge, Grace and her husband join up with the other neighbors to apply the TallPoppySyndrome on the Sandins with extreme prejudice (even going TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou on the younger Purgers).
* CruelMercy: Grace and her husband were allowed to live by Mary against their will so they could live with their guilt.
* EvilIsPetty: [[spoiler:Their reasons for wanting to kill the Sandins are incredibly petty; they were sick of the Sandins 'flaunting' their superior wealth, and the modifications the Sandins made to their house clashed with the neighborhood's style.]]
* LaserGuidedKarma: Their whole motivation for killing the Sandins was that they were arrogant elitists who acted like they were better than everyone else in the neighbourhood. As stated above, that is not only a [[DisproportionateRetribution pathetic excuse]] for their actions, but when the situation is reversed and the Ferrins find themselves at the Sandin's mercy, Mary lets them live, proving that they her family is better.
** As a bonus, when Grace makes a [[DefiantToTheEnd last ditch attempt]] to kill Mary, she simply breaks her nose and shames her with her cowardice.
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: They arrive to kill the preppy Purgers and save the Sandins, but only so they could kill the family themselves.


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[[folder:The Halversons]]
!!Mr. & Mrs. Halverson
->'''Played By:''' Chris Mulkey & Tisha French

* BitchInSheepsClothing: Were going to apply the TallPoppySyndrome on the Sandins with extreme prejudice (even going TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou on the younger Purgers).
* CruelMercy: They were allowed to live by Mary against their will so they could live with their guilt.
* DefiantToTheEnd: Mr. Halverson initially tried to be this towards Mary when she tries to strike up a condescending conversation, only for him to tell her to "go fuck yourself," but with Dwayne holding him at gunpoint, he gives in to respond.
* EvilIsPetty: Among other reasons why they were going to kill the Sandins ([[TallPoppySyndrome in general because they had more money and were "flaunting" it]]), was because the Sandins did modifications to their house that clashed with the neighborhood's style.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Skeletor]]
!!Skeletor
-> '''Played By:''' Rotimi Paul

* AxCrazy: A razorblade wielding dopefiend who made the first kill of the Purge series chronologically.
* BigBadWannabe: While he obviously is a threat to Isaiah and anyone else he comes across, the movie makes clear he's an exception to the response of the Purge (ie minor crimes and hedonism), and the true villain is the NFFA.
* PlotArmor: Despite how ObviouslyEvil he is, Skeletor makes it a decent way through the night before being killed.
* SlasherSmile: A gruesome one, magnified by his facial scarring.
[[/folder]]

!Anti-Purge Resistance

[[folder:Carmelo]]
!!Carmelo Johns
->'''Played By:''' Michael K. Williams

* BigGood: The leader of the Anti-Purge movement.
%%* GoodScarsEvilScars
%%* LaResistance
* LargeHam: He gets pretty hammy with speeches.
* RebelLeader: He's the leader of the anti-Purge movement. He doesn't just talk the talk, he picks up a gun and walks the walk
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Dwayne]]
!!Dante Bishop (Dwayne A.K.A. The Stranger)
->'''Played By:''' Edwin Hodge

* BigGood: Takes over from Carmelo as the leader of the Anti-Purge movement.
* ButtMonkey: There's never a moment when Dwayne isn't in ''some'' kind of danger; throughout the first film, he gets horribly injured on a frequent basis while being the target of a group of psychotic preppy Purgers.
* TookALevelInBadass: Goes from being a scared victim of the Purge in the original film into an Anti-Purge resistance member in the sequels.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Liz]]
!!Liz
->'''Played By:''' Creator/KieleSanchez
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* HystericalWoman: She often slips into this whenever Shane gets hurt
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler:Shane's death prompts her to join LaResistance in pursuit of vengeance.]]
* WidowWoman: [[spoiler:After Shane's death.]]
[[/folder]]


* ActionPolitician: In the third film she's a Senator running for President, something the villains are trying to prevent.

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* ActionPolitician: In the third film she's a Senator running for President, something the villains are trying to prevent. While she doesn't like violence, she's still willing to pick up a gun to defend herself.



* ForcedToWatch: The Purgers who killed her family forced her to watch as they did so.

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* ForcedToWatch: The Purgers Purger who killed her family forced her to watch as they he did so.


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** [[spoiler: It should also be noted that he legitimately seems sorry for what he'd done, and it's shown that he doesn't participate in the Purge]].


* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: He's a lot more cynical than the rest of his friends, and makes it clear that he doesn't think Roan can win.



* ActionGirl

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* ActionGirlActionGirl: She is quite able to defend herself, and keeps a sawed-off shotgun next to her seat while patrolling in her fortified ambulance. [[spoiler: She easily takes out half of Kimmy's group without flinching]].



* DarkAndTroubledPast: In addition to shop-lifting from Joe when she was younger, she's implied to have been quite violent during purges when she was young, to the point that a pair of teenagers recognize who she is on sight.
* TheRedBaron: Earned the nickname of Pequeña Muerte, the Little Death, when she was young. She's reformed and doesn't seem too proud of her past.



* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: Saves Charlie Roan from having [[SlashedThroat her throat slit]] by Caleb Warrens by [[BoomHeadshot blowing Caleb's brains out]].]]



* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: Saves Charlie Roan from having [[SlashedThroat her throat slit]] by Caleb Warrens by [[BoomHeadshot blowing Caleb's brains out]].]]



* HeroWorship: Despite being an abhorrent person, she idolizes Laney.

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* HeroWorship: Despite being an abhorrent person, she idolizes Laney. Subverted in that she idolises who Laney was when she was young, not the older, reformed Laney.


%%* DecoyProtagonist

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%%* DecoyProtagonist* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:James seems like the main protagonist of the first film, only to be killed by the Polite Leader near the end of the film.]]

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[[folder:Dr. May Updale]]
!!Dr. May Updale
-> '''Played By:''' Creator/MarisaTomei

[[/folder]]


Characters sheet for ''Film/ThePurge'', ''Film/ThePurgeAnarchy'', and ''Film/ThePurgeElectionYear''.

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Characters sheet for ''Film/ThePurge'', ''Film/ThePurgeAnarchy'', ''Film/ThePurgeElectionYear'', and ''Film/ThePurgeElectionYear''.''Film/TheFirstPurge''.


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[[folder:Skeletor]]
!!Skeletor
-> '''Played By:''' Rotimi Paul

[[/folder]]

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* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: They arrive to kill the preppy Purgers and save the Sandins, but only so they could kill the family themselves.


* KillThePoor: The true motive of the Purge was to essentially [[MeaningfulName purge]] the poor people for fun while keeping the rich in power.

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* KillThePoor: The true motive of the Purge was to essentially [[MeaningfulName purge]] the poor people for fun while keeping the rich in power. However some members still believe it to be NecessarilyEvil due to it lowering the poverty levels, and thus supposedly saving the country from bankruptcy.


* CruelMercy: Grace and her husband were allowed to live by Mary against their will so they could live with their guilt.



** As a bonus, when Grace makes a last ditch attempt to kill Mary, she simply breaks her nose and shames her with her cowardice.

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** As a bonus, when Grace makes a [[DefiantToTheEnd last ditch attempt attempt]] to kill Mary, she simply breaks her nose and shames her with her cowardice.


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* CruelMercy: They were allowed to live by Mary against their will so they could live with their guilt.
* DefiantToTheEnd: Mr. Halverson initially tried to be this towards Mary when she tries to strike up a condescending conversation, only for him to tell her to "go fuck yourself," but with Dwayne holding him at gunpoint, he gives in to respond.


->'''Played By:''' Justina Machado

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->'''Played By:''' Justina Machado
Creator/JustinaMachado

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* NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist: They claim that the Purge is to relieve people of their violent urges, but it's nothing more to satisfy their sadism and elitism. They even lie about the Purge working just to encourage more people to commit murder.


* EvilIsPetty: The fact that he creates ThePurge with the goal to KillThePoor for no reason other than to indulge his twisted sense of entertainment as well as to express his mindless hatred for them shows just how egregiously spiteful the man is at heart.



* BlatantLies: Claims [[spoiler: the NFFA's amendment scrapping protection for politicians is in reponse to the public's view the Purge only targets the poor, when in truth, it's a cover to allow the NFFA to discreetly assassinate Senator Charlie Roan rather than risk her ousting them from power]].

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* BlatantLies: Claims [[spoiler: the NFFA's amendment scrapping protection for politicians is in reponse response to the public's view the Purge only targets the poor, when in truth, it's a cover to allow the NFFA to discreetly assassinate Senator Charlie Roan rather than risk her ousting them from power]].

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