The Color Purple

The Color Purple (1985)

"It's about life. It's about love. It's about us."
TMDb Score
PG-13 2 hr 34 minDec 18th, 1985Drama

An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert Johnson, things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa. Based on the novel by Alice Walker.

Danny Gloveras Albert Johnson
Whoopi Goldbergas Celie Harris Johnson
Margaret Averyas Shug Avery

Movie Details

Original Language:English
Production Companies:Amblin Entertainment, The Guber-Peters Company, Warner Bros. Pictures