The Color Purple (1985)

PG-13   |    |  Drama


The Color Purple (1985) Poster

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.


7.8/10
72,401

Videos


Photos

  • Oprah Winfrey and Margaret Avery at an event for The Color Purple (1985)
  • The Color Purple (1985)
  • Whoopi Goldberg in The Color Purple (1985)
  • Oprah Winfrey at an event for The Color Purple (1985)
  • Danny Glover and Margaret Avery in The Color Purple (1985)
  • Whoopi Goldberg and Danny Glover in The Color Purple (1985)

See all photos

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


6 October 2004 | Brianh0401-2
A Masterpiece!
OK when I was young, I wathced this film with my family and I thought that it was so boring. Then when I got older, I understood this film. It really is a powerful film. This film will bring tears to your eyes literally. The Color Purple is an incredible story about a woman named Celie who grows up living at the mistreatment of a man named "Mister". Whoppi Goldberg's performance is amazing. She should have won that Oscar. The rest of the cast is amazing. I cannot say enough about this movie. It really is a piece of African American History. This film is not just a "movie" it is a piece of beauty. This film will be cherished forever and ever. If you do not like this film, then you need a wake up call.

Metacritic Reviews


Critic Reviews



Alan Ruck Discusses the Genius of John Hughes

Alan Ruck draws connections between his breakout role in Ferris Bueller's Day Off and his recent work on the Emmy-nominated "Succession."

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

Join us Sunday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT for IMDb LIVE After the Emmys, with exclusive interviews, and more. Plus, see what IMDb editors are watching this month.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com