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Graffiti Bridge is the unofficial sequel to Purple Rain. In this movie, The Kid and Morris Day are still competitors and each runs a club of his own. They make a bet about who writes the ... See full summary »

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Ingrid Chavez ...
Aura
Morris Day ...
Jerome Benton ...
Jerome
Michael Bland ...
Kid's Band
Phillip C ...
Kid's Band
Rosie Gaines ...
Kid's Band
Levi Seacer Jr. ...
Kid's Band
Damon Dickson ...
Kid's Band
Kirk Johnson ...
Kid's Band
Tony Mosley ...
Kid's Band
Miko Weaver ...
Kid's Band
Garry Johnson ...
The Time (as Jellybean)
Jesse Johnson ...
The Time
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The Time
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Graffiti Bridge is the unofficial sequel to Purple Rain. In this movie, The Kid and Morris Day are still competitors and each runs a club of his own. They make a bet about who writes the best song and the Kid's club is on the line. But the Kid has become a brooding character who writes letters to his dead father and ponders spirituality. Under the Graffiti Bridge in the park, he meets Aura, an angel-like poet with whom he falls in love. Once again, Morris tries to steal his girl, and in the end, she dies in a tragic accident. But not in vain, she has given the Kid his edge back, and Morris gives in and lets him keep the club after hearing the moving ballad the Kid composed. Written by David Haglund

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Music is the power. Love is the message. Truth is the answer.

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Drama | Music | Musical

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2 November 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az irkafirka híd  »

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$4,562,778 (USA)
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Three of the clubs are named after songs performed by the "owners": Glam Slam (from Prince's 1988 "Lovesexy" album), Pandemonium (from The Time's 1990 album of the same name) and Melody Cool (by Mavis Staples, from this film's soundtrack). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Kid: Are there really angels, or are they just in our minds? It all comes out in the wash... in time.
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Crazy Credits

"May U Live 2 See the Dawn", as also seen at the tail end of the end credits of Prince's previous films "Purple Rain", "Under the Cherry Moon", and "Sign 'O' the Times". See more »

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References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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Round 'N' Round
Composed by Prince
Performed by Tevin Campbell
© 1990 Controversy Music
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"Awful" doesn't even BEGIN to describe this . . .
18 April 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Where do you start? I would rather sit through a nonstop marathon of Madonna's movies; I would rather be chained to a stake and have to fight off a horde of ravenous crocodiles while watching Richard Simmons and 300 fat women sweating to the oldies; I would rather listen to a recording of Fran Drescher singing the aria from "The Barber of Seville" in SurroundSound than ever have to sit through this thing again. Absolutely everything about this film is absolutely awful. The ultimate vanity project. Even if you like his music, forcing yourself to submit to this boring, pretentious, disjointed tribute by an egomaniac to himself isn't worth it. Buy the album if you must. Avoid this steaming pile of offal at all costs.


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