Purple Rain

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Purple Rain

  • 1984
  • Directed By: Albert Magnoli
  • Rated R
  • Drama, Musical
  • 111 Minutes
  1. Friday, August 29, 2014 11:59 p.m.
Still image from the film Purple Rain

30th Anniversary Reissue

Rock star Prince plays a headstrong, vulnerable young musician known as "the kid" in this surprising 1984 box-office hit.


"The kid" meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs. A complicated tale of his repeating his father's self destructive behavior, losing Apollonia to another singer (Morris Day), and his coming to grips with his own connection to other people ensues. (2K DCP presentation)