The Color Purple

Lists: Drama

Brief Synopsis: "A decades-spanning tale of love and resilience and of one woman's journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood."

Overall Ranking: 1916 (Rank from 2023: # 58)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 37.5%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 37.5%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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MaddWolf George85 - The Color Purple an uplifting celebration of heritage and family, and an exhilarating film experience.
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People Involved

  • Fantasia Barrino (Celie)
  • Taraji P. Henson (Shug Avery)
  • Danielle Brooks (Sofia)
  • Colman Domingo (Mister)
  • Corey Hawkins (Harpo)
  • H.E.R. (Squeak)
  • Halle Bailey (Young Nettie)
  • Phylicia Pearl Mpasi (Young Celie)
  • Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor (Mama)
  • Ciara (Nettie)
  • Louis Gossett Jr. (Ol Mister)
  • David Alan Grier (Reverend Avery)
  • Deon Cole (Alfonso)
  • Stephen Hill (Buster)
  • Jon Batiste (Grady)
  • Tiffany Elle Burgess (Olivia)
  • Aba Arthur ()
  • Terrence J. Smith (Adam)
  • Tamela Mann (First Lady)
  • Elizabeth Marvel (Miss Millie)
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Midwife (uncredited))
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