The Color Purple

The Color Purple 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.

Average Score : 77.47

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

Status: Released

Release Date: 1985-12-18

Geners Drama History

Production Companies Amblin Entertainment The Guber-Peters Company Warner Bros. Pictures

Production Countries United States of America,

Run time: 154 minutes

Budget: $15,000,000

Revenue: $146,292,000