Rock star Prince plays a headstrong, vulnerable young musician known as "the kid." He struggles with his own psyche and family pressures of an alcoholic father who beats his mother. He sees his father's madness infecting both his music and his own personal life.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
360 Ratings
360 Ratings

67% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Purple Rain makes for undeniably uneven cinema, but it's held together by its star's singular charisma -- not to mention a slew of classic songs.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Prince's rock musical-drama has lots of sex, profanity.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1984 Purple Films Company and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
German (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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