Released Date
December 18, 1985
Distributor
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG-13
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$98,467,863 + $0 = $98,467,863
67

Oprah Winfrey

as Sofia Johnson

66

Whoopi Goldberg

as Celie Harris Johnson

75

Danny Glover

as Albert Johnson

60

Rae Dawn Chong

as Squeak

55

Akosua Busia

as Nettie Harris

78

Margaret Avery

as Shug Avery

1933-1986

Adolph Caesar

as Old Mister

About The Color Purple

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

About

Steven Spielberg film about a woman from the south who struggles after being abused by her father. The film is based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. 

Trivia

The movie was filmed in North Carolina. The film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards and grossed over $142 million worldwide.