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Graffiti Bridge (1990)

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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
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Jerome Benton ...
Jerome
Michael Bland ...
Kid's Band
Phillip C ...
Kid's Band
Rosie Gaines ...
Kid's Band
Levi Seacer Jr. ...
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Damon Dickson ...
Kid's Band
Kirk Johnson ...
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Tony Mosley ...
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Miko Weaver ...
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Garry Johnson ...
The Time (as Jellybean)
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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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2 November 1990 (USA)  »

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$4,562,778 (USA)
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Along with Prince, several members of the Kid's band were formed as the New Power Generation. They released the album "Diamonds and Pearls" in the year following this film. See more »

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[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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The credits are spelled Prince-style, with "2" replacing "to" and "4" replacing "for" at every occasion. See more »

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Follows Purple Rain (1984) See more »

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Dance Sacrée et Dance Profane
Written by Claude Debussy
Master Courtsey of Virgin Classic, Ltd.
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A ghastly film with some amazing songs
4 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Graffitti Bridge is a ghastly film. Too much style. In fact the film is all style and absolutely no substance. The "plot" seems to have been thrown in at the last minute. Ingrid Chavez and her acting is a site to behold. Her lines are read as if she memorized them and has no idea what she is saying. The relationship between Morris Day and Jerome is SOO homo-erotic, and then when they 'accidentally' touch each other in the dark and are repulsed to the point of vomiting is truly a homophobe highpoint....AND YET the songs "A Question Of You" and "Joy In Repetition" are amazing gems lost in the crud. Prince spends the entire film looking like Courtney Cox with a beard. A weird dud.


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