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The Color Purple

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7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo81%
Drama Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19852h 34mOn: Sundance Tags: Prison Music About Africa 
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Country: America

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 featuring Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg is streaming via tv everywhere with Sundance, streaming with subscription on fuboTV, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 5 others. It's a drama movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 81% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (73,766 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#988 Ranked Movie

#1 Ranked in Movies on Sundance

#12 Ranked in About Africa Movies

#656 Ranked in Drama Movies

The Color Purple has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 81% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (73,766 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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