The Color Purple

Oscar Nominee
Runtime: 154 minutes

Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize Winning Story.

The Color Purple is a drama film released in 1985. It is based on the book "The Color Purple" by Walker, Alice. . The film stars Danny Glover as Albert, Whoopi Goldberg as Celie Johnson and Margaret Avery as Shug Avery. The Color Purple was produced for $15,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $98,000,000 in ticket sales and $50,000,000 in rental and home sales.

The Color Purple was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in seven categories. It was an Oscar nominee for art direction , cinematography, costume design, makeup, music (original score), best picture and writing (screenplay based on material from another medium).

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Quotes

" The jail you planned for me is the one you're gonna rot in.
Celie

Filming Locations

Mentryville, California, USA

North Carolina, USA

USA

Salisbury, North Carolina, USA

Anson County, North Carolina, USA

Ansonville, North Carolina, USA

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Kenya

Lilesville, North Carolina, USA

Marshville, North Carolina, USA

Newhall, California, USA

Six Points Texas, Backlot, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA

Stage 37, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA

Union County, North Carolina, USA

Wadesboro Courthouse - 114 North Greene Street, Wadesboro, North Carolina, USA

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