Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 78%
TMDB Rating 7.7
IMDB Rating 7.8
RottenTomatoes Rating 85%

Financials

Revenue: $146,300,000

Budget: $15,000,000

Profit: + $131,300,000


Movie Details

Tag Line: It's about life. It's about love. It's about us.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Dec 18, 1985

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Run Time: 2h 34m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment , The Guber-Peters Company , Warner Bros. Pictures , Warner Bros.


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Synopsis

An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing 'Mister' Albert Johnson, things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa.


Main Cast

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

Celie Harris Johnson

Age : 68 | Popularity : 45%

Danny Glover

Danny Glover

Albert Johnson (Mister)

Age : 77 | Popularity : 59%

Margaret Avery

Margaret Avery

Shug Avery

Age : 80 | Popularity : 6%

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Sofia Johnson

Age : 70 | Popularity : 7%

Willard E. Pugh

Willard E. Pugh

Harpo Johnson

Age : 64 | Popularity : 5%

Akosua Busia

Akosua Busia

Nettie Harris

Age : 57 | Popularity : 11%

Desreta Jackson

Desreta Jackson

Young Celie Harris

Age : N/A | Popularity : 7%

Adolph Caesar

Adolph Caesar

Old Mister

Age : 52 | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
Production Producer
Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
Kathleen Kennedy
Kathleen Kennedy
Frank Marshall
Frank Marshall
Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
Carole Isenberg
Carole Isenberg
Executive Producer
Peter Guber
Peter Guber
Jon Peters
Jon Peters
Editing Editor
Michael Kahn
Michael Kahn
Art Set Decoration
Linda DeScenna
Linda DeScenna
Art Direction
Bo Welch
Bo Welch
Production Design
J. Michael Riva
J. Michael Riva
Writing Screenplay
Menno Meyjes
Menno Meyjes
Novel
Alice Walker
Alice Walker
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Aggie Guerard Rodgers
Aggie Guerard Rodgers
Makeup Artist
Richard Alonzo
Richard Alonzo
Camera Director of Photography
Allen Daviau
Allen Daviau
Second Assistant Camera
Robert Samuels
Robert Samuels
Sound Original Music Composer
Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
Orchestrator
Jerry Hey
Jerry Hey
Fred Steiner
Fred Steiner
Joel Rosenbaum
Joel Rosenbaum
Jack Hayes
Jack Hayes
Randy Kerber
Randy Kerber
Jorge Calandrelli
Jorge Calandrelli
Music Arranger
Andraé Crouch
Andraé Crouch
ADR Editor
Alan L. Nineberg
Alan L. Nineberg
Crew Stunts
Tony Brubaker
Tony Brubaker
Stunt Double
Dana Dru Evenson
Dana Dru Evenson
Department Role Name

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