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The Color Purple

1985 • 153 minutes
4.6
22 reviews
73%
Tomatometer
Eligible

About this movie

Based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple is a richly-textured, powerful film set in America's rural south. Whoopi Goldberg, winner of the Best Actress Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination, makes a triumphant screen debut as the radiant, indomitable Celie, the story's central character. Her impressive portrayal is complimented by a distinguished cast that includes Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Adolph Caesar, Rae Dawn Chong and Akosua Busia.

Ratings and reviews

4.6
22 reviews
Sam Harvey
September 2, 2021
This film is the most beautiful, sad, lonely, loving, caring abusive, etc i could go on and on it has so many different emotions I loved it the 1st time I watched it 30yrs.and I love watching it more still to this day, The colour purple 1of my most amazing best films ever made. 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜
Pinksplat !
February 9, 2022
One if my all time favourite movies. I cry at the end every time I see it
A Google user
March 12, 2019
I thought that it was fantastic and I am very happy to share with my friends and family hope they ingoue it. Its great.
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