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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. ...
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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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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Numerous Internet sources erroneously list J.D. Williams as a member of Melody Cool Choir. In an interview, Williams stated that he does not appear in this film and was never a member of the group. 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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The credits are spelled Prince-style, with "2" replacing "to" and "4" replacing "for" at every occasion. See more »

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Referenced in Forrest Gump (1994) See more »

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The Question Of You
Performed by Prince
Composed by Prince
© 1990 Controversy Music
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Oh dear.
15 September 2004 | by (Brighton, England) – See all my reviews

This is a hideously, embarrassingly bad film. Prince spends much of it sliming about attempting to look enticing, wearing a truly disgusting beard and what looks like some kind of toddler's romper suit which gives him the appearance of just having arrived from a special needs pageant. Finding a spider in your bed would be sexier.

As for the story, what story? This was an extended pop video for some shockingly bad music made by someone whose talent seems to have melted away faster than the polar ice caps. The sets looked fake; the spiritual aspect of the babble spouted by the characters was utterly ridiculous and the in-jokes and the feel of vanity on show was suffocating.

I watched until the end, yes, but I enjoy car crashes.


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