The Color Purple (1985)

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

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Summary Details
Domestic DistributorWarner Bros.
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Domestic Opening$1,710,333
Earliest Release DateDecember 20, 1985 (Domestic)
Running Time2 hr 34 min

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Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseDecember 20, 1985Domestic$94,175,854$94,175,854
1987 Re-releaseJanuary 16, 1987Domestic$4,292,009$4,292,009
2022 Re-releaseAustralia

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