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Drama Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19852h 34mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Prison Music About Africa 
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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 available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 4 others. It's a drama movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 80% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (72,856 votes).

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#1,057 Ranked Movie

#11 Ranked in About Africa Movies

#50 Ranked in Prison Movies

#691 Ranked in Drama Movies

The Color Purple has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 80% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (72,856 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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