Purple Rain

For Prince fans, this movie will be a must for videocassette purchase, but even they will have to deal with the sexist way women are treated by all the film's male characters. Prince plays the Kid, a temperamental singer in Minneapolis. He likes Apollonia, a young woman who also wants to be a star, and his rival is Morris (scene-stealer Morris Day, real-life...read more

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Prince's Purple Reigns as Best Soundtrack Ever

Described by Vanity Fair as "perhaps the best badly acted film ever," Purple Rain nonetheless topped the mag's list of the 50 greatest soundtracks. VF hails the chart-topper for its combination of "funk, R&B, pop, metal and even psychedelia… Read more

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Purple Rain - Official Trailer
01:24 — Prince's semi-autobiographical tale of the life and loves of a struggling Minneapolis musician. Oscar-winning score!
Purple Rain - Trailer
01:37 — Prince's semi-autobiographical tale of the life and loves of a struggling Minneapolis musician. Oscar-winning score!

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: R
  • Review: For Prince fans, this movie will be a must for videocassette purchase, but even they will have to deal with the sexist way women are treated by all the film's male characters. Prince plays the Kid, a temperamental singer in Minneapolis. He likes Apollonia,… (more)

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