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.
- Mike Epps as Carl Black
- Gary Owen as Stranger
- Zulay Henao as Lorena
- Lil Duval as Cronut
- Bresha Webb as Allie
- George Lopez as President El. Bama
- Mike Tyson as James Clown
- Shawn Kavanaugh as Marcus
- King Bach as Freezee
- Charlie Murphy as Key Flo
- DeRay Davis as Tyrone
- Lavell Crawford as Parole Officer
- Perez Hilton as Denis Strahan
- Michael Blackson as Mr. Wooky
- Tameka Cottle as Shoranda
- Kathrien Ahn as Ming
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".