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The Color Purple (1985) Poster

Release Info

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Release Dates 

USA 16 December 1985 (New York City, New York) (premiere)
USA 18 December 1985 (limited)
USA 7 February 1986
Brazil 28 March 1986
Argentina 17 April 1986
France May 1986 (Cannes Film Festival)
Australia 26 June 1986
UK 11 July 1986
Ireland 11 July 1986
Hong Kong 26 July 1986
Italy 31 July 1986 (Rome premiere)
Uruguay 7 August 1986
Taiwan 16 August 1986
Colombia 21 August 1986
West Germany 21 August 1986
Portugal 4 September 1986
Denmark 5 September 1986
France 10 September 1986
Netherlands 10 September 1986
Greece 12 September 1986
Sweden 12 September 1986
Japan 13 September 1986
Spain 15 September 1986
Finland 19 September 1986
Italy 19 September 1986
South Korea 18 October 1986
USA 16 January 1987 (re-release)
Hungary 3 February 1988
East Germany 19 August 1988
Poland 28 November 2014 (re-release)

Also Known As (AKA) 

Argentina El color púrpura
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Пурпурен цвят
Brazil A Cor Púrpura
Canada (French title) La couleur pourpre
Germany Die Farbe Lila
Denmark Farven lilla
Spain El color púrpura
Finland Häivähdys purppuraa
Finland (Swedish title) Purpurfärgen
France La couleur pourpre
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) To porfyro hroma
Greece Το πορφυρό χρώμα
Croatia Boja purpura
Hungary Bíborszín
Israel (Hebrew title) Tzeva Ha-Argamun
Italy Il colore viola
Mexico El color púrpura
Norway Purpurfargen
Peru El color púrpura
Poland Kolor purpury
Portugal A Cor Púrpura
Serbia Boja purpura
Sweden Purpurfärgen
Slovenia Barva skrlata
Soviet Union (Russian title) Цветы лиловые полей
Turkey (Turkish title) Mor Yillar
Ukraine Барва пурпурова
USA (fake working title) Moon Song
Uruguay (original subtitled version) El color púrpura
Vietnam Màu tía
West Germany Die Farbe Lila
Yugoslavia (Croatian title) Boja purpura

See also

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