PG-13 | | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
In the Turner Classic Special "Spielberg on Spielberg," Steven Spielberg cites The Color Purple (1985) as his first "serious" film, and that he would have not been able to do Empire of the Sun (1987) and Schindler's List (1993) without the stepping stone that was this film.
Oh... Sofia home, now. Sofia home. Things is gonna be changin' around here. Pass me them peas, boy.
At the beginning of the scene when Shug returns to Miss Celie and Albert after being married it says it's Spring 1936 on the screen. When Celie opens the letter from her sister it's dated April 1935.
Film title logo when end credits are done
$1,710,333 22 December 1985
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