A just paroled white neo-nazi and his ruthless girlfriend kill a cop and take an African-American family hostage. Meanwhile the supremacist leader who oversees his criminal empire from behind bars, is not happy. Inspired by real events.
As Carl Black gets the opportunity to move his family out of Chicago in hope of a better life, their arrival in Beverly Hills is timed with that city's annual purge, where all crime is legal for twelve hours.
A just paroled white supremacist and his ruthless girlfriend kill a cop and take an African American family hostage. Meanwhile, Sobecki, the heavily-tattooed supremacist leader who oversees his criminal empire from behind bars, is not thrilled when he learns of his charge's screw-up. The patriarch of the family, an ornery ex-con himself, must rely on his wit and understanding of the racist mind to find a plan to free his family, but not before he confronts his own brand of bigotry and anger. Written by
Director Deon Taylor stated he spoke with the family that was taken hostage, and having an "incredible conversation" with them about everything that went down. He didn't have enough time to speak with Scully, who was on death row at the time, so he "couldn't get an entire story". Taylor said he "solely went with the family's perspective" because it was all he could do. See more »
Ray, you have to call your father. This is no longer about the stuff that's between the two of you. You need to make sure he's okay.
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I found this on Netflix and decided to give it a gander. It is intense and deals with the racial tension that has always existed between the races. The recently paroled inmate vs the aging man who was once an inmate. It seeks to show how they are different but the same. Each has come to a decision that not only affects them but others. In the end they both learn from each other that hate is a business and both of them have been pawns of propaganda. Very interesting para-drama between the mother and the daughter. The daughter blurred the family lines with self-preservation. Tension mounts throughout the entire movie and each must face their own mortality and fears in order to survive.
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