Meet the Blacks
Just when you thought it was safe to move to Beverly Hills...
Directed By
Deon Taylor
Produced By
Roxanne Avent
Shannon McIntosh
Deon Taylor
Written By
Deon Taylor
Nicole DeMasi
Edited By
Suzanne Hines
Patrick McMahon
John T. Connor
Music By
Hidden Empire Film Group
Distributed By
Freestyle Releasing
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Release Date
April 1, 2016
93 minutes
Rating R
$1.4 million

Meet the Blacks is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Deon Taylor and written by Deon Taylor and Nicole DeMasi. The film is a parody of the 2013 film The Purge. It stars Mike Epps, Gary Owen, Zulay Henao, Lil Duval, Bresha Webb, George Lopez and Mike Tyson. The film was released on April 1, 2016.


After obtaining a great deal of money, the patriarch (Mike Epps) of a black family decides they should move from Chicago to a posh neighborhood in Beverly Hills. However, they are soon terrorized by home intruders who want them out of the affluent community in this comedic spoof of the Purge films.



Critical responseEdit

Meet the Blacks received negative reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 13%, based on 8 reviews, with an average rating of 2.2/10. On Metacritic, the film has a score of 26 out of 100, based on 4 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".

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