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Uncle Sam is a character who needs no introduction. Or so you thought. This traditional symbol of patriotism who called the troops to fight for their freedom so many years ago is now featured in the film, The Purge: Election Year. In a twisted sort of way, he is still fighting for freedom—his freedom to commit horrific acts of violence against anybody who gets in his way on Purge Night. It’s the one night of the year when participants can do as they please with no legal repercussions. Get the look of the crazed symbol of freedom with this Uncle Sam costume guide.

In the Election Year installment, a person dressed as a demonic version of Uncle Sam is roaming the streets and doing whatever ghastly things he likes. If you want to transform into the most patriotic purger of them all, you’ll need an Uncle Sam Mask, Uncle Sam Costume, an Assault Rifle, Paint Set to transform the rifle, and a Fake Knife.

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Ask not what your Purge can do for you, but what you can do for your Purge! Since the first movie in 2013, The Purge franchise has created four movies and a television series. Any of the horrifying costumes from the film will get people’s attention. Getting into the spirit of a good old-fashioned killing spree in the third film, The Purge: Election Night is none other than the patriotic symbol of Uncle Sam himself. This year, he wants you…dead.

Thankfully we don’t have a real Purge Night, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting some friends together and partying as Purgers. Check out our equally patriotic psycho costume for Lady Liberty, or even go as Skeletor, Big Daddy, Capital A, or the original Freaks from the first film. Horror costumes are sure to be a hit for Halloween, so your friends should also take a look at the Top Horror Movie Costumes.

Uncle Sam Costume Tips & FAQs

Step into the chilling and provocative world of “The Purge: Election Year” with our costume guide FAQ, specifically tailored for Uncle Sam, a hauntingly iconic figure in the movie. This guide is designed to help you recreate his eerie and symbolic appearance, which is both a nod to American patriotism and a reflection of the film’s dystopian themes.

Uncle Sam's costume in the movie is a twisted take on the classic American icon. It includes a red, white, and blue striped top hat, a blue tailcoat with red and white stripes, a white shirt, red bow tie, and blue pants with white stars. The outfit is deliberately tattered and blood-stained to reflect the movie's violent context.

Uncle Sam's look is distinguished by his ghoulish makeup. This includes a white face with exaggerated red and blue features, such as blue around the eyes and red stripes on the cheeks, resembling the American flag. The makeup should be bold and a bit unsettling, in line with the movie's aesthetic.

Opt for classic black boots or shoes. They should have a vintage, worn look to match the tattered style of the costume. The footwear isn't the focal point of the outfit but should complement the overall theme.

To truly capture the essence of Uncle Sam from "The Purge: Election Year," consider carrying props like a fake weapon (such as a knife or a gun) or a small American flag. These props should be handled responsibly and be clearly fake, as they add to the costume's intimidating and political statement.

Uncle Sam in the movie is known for his menacing presence. Adopting a stern, intimidating pose, or mimicking the act of 'patriotically' wielding your prop weapon can enhance your portrayal. Also, recreating scenes where he is seen leading the purgers or standing ominously can be effective


About Uncle Sam

In the hugely popular horror/action film franchise, The Purge, people can sign up to participate in one night a year where they can commit as many crimes as they like without fear of reprisal from the law. Some see it as a chance for revenge, some see it a chance to release some pent-up anger, and others just like killing. Uncle Sam definitely falls into the latter category in the third film, The Purge: Election Night.

A presidential candidate and former Purge crime victim is trying to take shelter from this year’s Purge. There is also a psychopath dressed as Uncle Sam participating in the Purge hunting people down and killing people along with a group of crazed Purgers. It seems Uncle Sam is as effective as ever when it comes to recruiting people to his cause, It’s just that on this Election Night his cause is nothing but violence and mayhem.

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