Could You Survive ‘The Purge’? Our Flowchart Has The Answers

Spoiler: you wouldn't.

By Kristy Puchko

This weekend sees the release of “The Purge: Anarchy,” a horror-thriller set in an America where once a year all crime is legal for 12 menacing hours.

It might be darkly fun to imagine what you might do if the law would allow. Perhaps you’d loot your favorite store? Or at long last punch out that bully from grade school? But in reality how many of us could actually get through a night when murder was not only allowed, but encouraged? To answer this query, we’ve created this handy flowchart that spells out exactly how likely you are to survive the annual Purge.