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  1. José Neves's rating of the film Purple Rain

    TV. In fact, the director had the eye for two basic things: to film the concerts and to conjugate colors with light. And Prince, at the time, was undoubtedly the most impressive (pop-funk-soul-rock) artist-musician.

  2. SeemsLikeFun's rating of the film Purple Rain

    Goes without saying that the soundtrack is one of the best ever, and the performance scenes are mind-blowing. It also goes without saying that the writing and most of the acting is bad, but somehow that only makes it all the more oddly mesmerizing. Magnoli deserves more credit for his direction in this.

  3. Johnny Seeker's rating of the film Purple Rain

  4. msmichel's rating of the film Purple Rain

    Summer '84...Toronto...Uptown Theatre 1...opening weekend... From the first notes the energy coming off the screen was contagious and Prince went from r&b star to superstar. Watching now one can forgive the plotting and amateur hour acting and still marvel at the audacious music and infectious energy. Though Prince's following films suffered from creativity run amok this initial film deserves its classic status.

  5. James Mackin's rating of the film Purple Rain

    I was never a fan of Prince. But even I marvel to his genius.

  6. Federico Boswarlos's rating of the film Purple Rain

  7. dave gunn's rating of the film Purple Rain

    A nonsensical money-maker made specifically to cash in on Prince with little character development and empty dramatic plot lines, but holy shit, so much fun.

  8. Sana's rating of the film Purple Rain

    haters need to purify themselves in the waters of lake minnetonka.

  9. Lily Parmenter's rating of the film Purple Rain

  10. Mario Tomchev's rating of the film Purple Rain

    "I only wanted to see you laughing in the purple rain"

  11. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film Purple Rain

    ..ARTE 2016 bon documentaire !

  12. Jeremiah Johnson's rating of the film Purple Rain

    Not a fan of the 80s pop scene but I liked this film more than I thought I would. They used the motif device in a clever way by alluding to the song many times till the climax of the movie and its superbly cathartic, such a melancholic song in a dance club.

  13. Harrywolf Krstl's rating of the film Purple Rain

    of course, 5 stars for fans! r.i.p.

  14. Ale/M's rating of the film Purple Rain

  15. tintinmugshot's rating of the film Purple Rain

    More 80's, impossible. Good independent drama, and Prince. Thanks for the persona, the attitude, the rebel in you, the music. Rest in peace, if peace is not some kind to rest.

  16. cinegeek.de's rating of the film Purple Rain

    (...) The Kid selbst schlägt Appolonia mehrere Mal, so dass ich zusammenfasse: All das wirkte bereits 1984 seltsam anachronistisch - und heute kommt es nur noch schlimmer! Als Liebesfilm ist Purple Rain ein Rohrkrepierer.(...)

  17. Tudor Buhatel's rating of the film Purple Rain

  18. Mariana Narciso's rating of the film Purple Rain

  19. 5000yearoldbogmummy//Rhett's rating of the film Purple Rain

    Fun rock n roll flick with a great soundtrack (obviously), a weird sense of humor, and a strong sense of erotic love. Dreamy and romantic, goofy, but still essentially a story about a father and a son, and how abuse cycles, recreates itself, and how one ruptures that cycle.

  20. valerie b's rating of the film Purple Rain

    album is a 5/5 masterpiece of course but this is just a really long music video with a lazy plot. i didn't expect much more out of it. it's kind of hilarious. gonna go purify myself in the waters of lake minnetonka now.

  21. Raymond Likes Subtitles's rating of the film Purple Rain

  22. Jaspar Lamar Crabb's rating of the film Purple Rain

  23. Scott Lucas's rating of the film Purple Rain

    Okay. Yes. Maybe it IS just a monument to Prince's ego (or genius). I'll give you that. But "The Beautiful Ones" is the best on-screen seduction since Lauren Bacall in "To Have And Have Not".

  24. flamingo jones's rating of the film Purple Rain

    The movie is incredibly silly, full of cheesy dialogue and camp acting. But, if you think of it more as a series of music videos, it's a really fun time. Also, PRINCE.

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