‘The Purge’ Tops The Box Office [Twitter Reacts]

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Dystopian thriller The Purge was released this weekend as the summer movie season kicked off — and despite initially mixed reviews, moviegoers turned out in high numbers to catch the film its opening nights.

While The Purge had a decent number of big-name releases with which to compete this summer, the film seems to have drawn a large number to theaters as the summer gets underway.

On Twitter, users discussed the film and their reactions to it, tweeting and retweeting their assessment of The Purge as general sentiment filtered in.

News was shared about the film’s performance:

There were topical culture jokes:

The inevitable fantasizing:

A bit of paranoia:

Official sponsored tweets:

In-character assessments:

And opinion from amateur film critics:

Also, inevitable fanfic broke out:

Did you see The Purge this weekend?

Kim LaCapria

Kim LaCapria is a social media enthusiast, long-time Inquisitr.com writer and beauty and lifestyle industry expert. She covers a wide range of social media topics, with a particular interest in style-related apps and services. When not working, Kim can be found on Facebook and Pinterest, skating, and sneaking off to Spa Castle.


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