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The Color Purple

Far worse films than Steven Spielberg's laudable if problematic adaptation of Alice Walker's novel have been treated much less harshly. This film, which introduced Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey to national audiences, has been unfairly attacked as an il… (more)

Released: 1985

Rating: PG-13

User Rating:4.65 out of 5 (34 ratings)

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: PG-13
  • User Rating:4.65 out of 5 (34 ratings)
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  • Review: Far worse films than Steven Spielberg's laudable if problematic adaptation of Alice Walker's novel have been treated much less harshly. This film, which introduced Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey to national audiences, has been unfairly attacked as an il… (more)

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