The Color Purple

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"It's about life. It's about love. It's about us."

Yearning to watch 'The Color Purple' on your TV or mobile device at home? Discovering a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the Steven Spielberg-directed movie via subscription can be challenging, so we here at Moviefone want to do the heavy lifting.

Read on for a listing of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription options - along with the availability of 'The Color Purple' on each platform. Now, before we get into all the details of how you can watch 'The Color Purple' right now, here are some finer points about the Amblin Entertainment, The Guber-Peters Company, Warner Bros. Pictures drama flick.

Released December 18th, 1985, 'The Color Purple' stars Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey The PG movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 34 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from experienced critics.

What, so now you want to know what the movie’s about? Here's the plot: "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."

'The Color Purple' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on VUDU, Google Play, DIRECTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Redbox, FandangoNOW, iTunes, FuboTV, Hulu, YouTube, and Amazon .