Villains Wiki

Hi. This is Thesecret1070. I am an admin of this site. Edit as much as you wish, but one little thing... If you are going to edit a lot, then make yourself a user and login. Other than that, enjoy Villains Wiki!!!


Villains Wiki
Villains Wiki
This article's content is marked as Mature
The page Mature contains mature content that may include coarse language, sexual references, and/or graphic violent images which may be disturbing to some. Mature pages are recommended for those who are 18 years of age and older.

If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page.

Villain Overview

You all know the loyal Harmon James. Worked with the NFFA tirelessly for many years. Harmon will be the first Purger of the evening.
~ Owens about Harmon.

Harmon James is a supporting antagonist in the 2016 film The Purge: Election Year.

He was portrayed by Christopher James Baker who also portrayed Malachi in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Creator in Keep Watching, and Brainwave in Stargirl.


Harmon is a faithful assistant of the New Founding Fathers of America. With the rest of the party, he spends the Purge Night at the cathedral Our Lady of Sorrow, for Minister Edwidge Owens' annual Purge Mass.

When Senator Charlie Roan, who wants to stop the Purge, is delivered to the church as a special sacrifice, James receives her from Earl Danzinger. He then enters the altar where he is welcomed by Minister Owens. Owens introduces James as 'the loyal Harmon James,' and adds that he has been helping the NFFA tirelessly for many years. Owens appoints James as the first Purger of the night. James' victim, a drug addict named Lawrence, is brought to the altar, and James, under Owens' guidance, violently stabs the man in the chest multiple times.

Both James and Owens behave completely psychotic and after the stabbing, Owens proclaims that James has now seen the light. James then brings Senator Roan to the stage where she is to be sacrificed by the Founding Fathers. However, Roan's bodyguard Leo and the rebel forces of Dante Bishop attack and kill the NFFA leader Caleb Warrens. During the erupting shootout, he remains on the altar for some time before grabbing two guns and calmly walking towards an exit.

After the battle has been won, Senator Roan and the remaining men attempt to flee the church through the parking lot. In the basement, they find a horde of captives intended for purging. Roan frees them and one of the men panics and runs towards the exit. When he reaches the door, it swings open, and James is standing right in front of him. James shoots the man with a shotgun before targeting more of the victims and Roan's men. He wounds Marcos and targets the senator next but Joe steps in front of her. He is shot by James multiple times but also shoots James in turn. James receives multiple shots to the torso and is killed by a headshot. Both he and Joe die of their wounds.


  • He is the final antagonist of the film, and was the last villain to die.


           ThePurgeLogo.png Villains

Grace Ferrin | Polite Army (Polite Leader) | Henry

Big Daddy | Old Elegant Woman | The Bikers (Young Ghoulface) | Lorraine | Diego | Hearst Brothers | Hanover Sisters | Mr. Hearst | Wealthy Family

New Founding Fathers of America (Edwidge Owens | Caleb Warrens | Harmon James) | Earl Danzinger | Eric Busmalis | Chief Couper | Kimmy | Uncle Sam

New Founding Fathers of America (Arlo Sabian | Dr. May Updale | President Bracken) | Capital A | General Smiley | Skeletor | The Smileys | Anna and Elsa


Season 1

Joe Owens | Henry Bodreaux | David Ryker | Rex | Good Leader Tavis | Mercy Cult | Ross Bailes | Lila Stanton

Season 2

Ben Gardner | Demon Purger | The Jackals | Haywood Diedrick | Andrea Ziv | Hector Carmona | Clint | Officer Reynolds | Silas Barker | Paul Barker |

Forever Purge logo.png
Elijah | The Purge Purification Force |