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  1. U.K. Watchdog Dismisses Complaint Over Universal's 'The Purge' Ad

    4:39 am 9/25/2013

    The local authority says the scary spot from the studio's international releasing division did not cause offense or break rules of responsible advertising. Read more

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  2. The Morning After 'The Purge': Comedian Spoofs Universal's Horror Flick (Video)

    8:00 am 9/13/2013

    Johnny Ray Gill imagines how friends and co-workers would deal with surviving the film's traumatic events.Read more

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  3. 'The Purge': Ethan Hawke's Low Salary Turns Into Millions

    8:00 am 6/12/2013

    The actor gave producer Jason Blum the friends-and-family rate, working for almost nothing on the breakout microbudget horror movie and skipping the perks: "No trailer, no driver, no BS."Read more

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  4. Universal, Jason Blum Throw 'Purge' Sequel Into Development

    6:00 pm 6/10/2013

    The original scared up $34 million on its opening weekend. Read more

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  5. Box Office Shocker: 'The Purge' Tops Weekend With $36.4 Million

    7:57 am 6/8/2013

    UPDATED: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson's Google comedy "The Internship" opens to a disappointing $18.1 million, the lowest debut for a Shawn Levy film in a decade.Read more

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  6. Ethan Hawke, Jason Blum on Their 'Clockwork Orange'-Like Thriller 'The Purge' (Video)

    2:42 pm 6/7/2013

    The star and the creator of "Paranormal Activity" discuss making genre pictures, violence in films and if "The Purge" could actually come to be.Read more

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  7. Box Office Report: Friday Returns Show 'The Purge' Beating 'The Internship'

    12:54 pm 6/7/2013

    The microbudgeted thriller could cross $30 million in its domestic debut; Shawn Levy's Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson comedy may only come in at $17 million.Read more

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  8. Box Office Report: 'Purge' Scares Up $3.4 Million Thursday Night

    9:29 am 6/7/2013

    UPDATED: Universal and Jason Blum's microbudgeted thriller easily beat Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson comedy "The Internship," which took in $800,000. Read more

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  9. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Internship,' 'The Purge' and More

    6:00 pm 6/6/2013

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week.Read more

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  10. Indie Icons: A Conversation with Ethan Hawke and Filmmaker Jason Blum

    1:56 pm 6/6/2013

    The Hollywood Reporter sits down with Academy Award nominee and indie film stalwart Ethan Hawke, as well as 'Paranormal Activity' creator Jason Blum who talk about creative inspirations, the advantages to making small-budget non-studio films, plus a little advice for young moviemakers and dreamers. Read more

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