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The Color Purple

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Released 1985, 'The Color Purple' stars Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey The PG-13 movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 32 min, and received a score of 78 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which collated reviews from 7 top critics.

Want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie (Whoopi Goldberg), 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 (Danny Glover), 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."

'The Color Purple' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on VUDU, iTunes Store, and YouTube .