The Purge: Anarchy is a 2014 American dystopian action horror film written and directed by James DeMonaco. The sequel to the 2013 film The Purge, it stars Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez, Zoë Soul and Michael K. Williams, with Edwin Hodge as the only actor to reprise his role from the first film. It was released worldwide on July 18, 2014. It is the second installment in DeMonaco's Purge film series.
The film was met with mixed reviews, with most critics agreeing the film was an improvement over the original, and grossed over $111 million. While the first film was set entirely in one house during the carnage, Anarchy takes viewers out to the Los Angeles area and shows more of what happens to the surroundings during the Purge. A third film in the series, The Purge: Election Year, was released on July 1, 2016.