Movies Like The Color Purple

In the list below we've matched up popular films that contain keywords like prison, southern u.s. and rape. When looking for an alternative film to The Color Purple you could be looking for another film starring Whoopi Goldberg or Margaret Avery, or perhaps another drama film. Because of this we've performed a similarity test applying numerous possible influences to produce an array of films which closely match The Color Purple.

1980

release

Raging Bull

Released in 1980, Raging Bull is a drama movie with an estimated budget of $18,000,000.

  • Similarity

    85%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    20%
  • Actors

    0%
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1997

release

Lost Highway

Starring Bill Pullman and Patricia Arquette, Lost Highway earned a film rating of 7.7.

  • Similarity

    85%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    60%
  • Actors

    0%
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1982

release

The King of Comedy

The King of Comedy is a comedy, drama movie featuring Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis and Diahnne Abbott.

  • Similarity

    85%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    20%
  • Actors

    0%
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1995

release

Dead Man Walking

Featuring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, Dead Man Walking earned a film rating of 6.8.

  • Similarity

    85%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    40%
  • Actors

    0%
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1992

release

My Cousin Vinny

Boasting Joe Pesci and Ralph Macchio, My Cousin Vinny earned a film rating of 7.

  • Similarity

    85%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    40%
  • Actors

    0%
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1989

release

The Fabulous Baker Boys

Released in 1989, The Fabulous Baker Boys is a music film with an estimated budget of $13,000,000.

  • Similarity

    85%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    20%
  • Actors

    0%
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1989

release

We're No Angels

We're No Angels is a comedy, crime movie starring Robert De Niro, Sean Penn and Demi Moore.

  • Similarity

    85%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    20%
  • Actors

    0%
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1998

release

American History X

American History X is a drama movie featuring Edward Norton, Edward Furlong and Beverly D'Angelo.

  • Similarity

    65%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    40%
  • Actors

    0%
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1993

release

In the Name of the Father

Starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Emma Thompson, In the Name of the Father received a movie rating of 7.1.

  • Similarity

    65%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    20%
  • Actors

    0%
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1991

release

Fried Green Tomatoes

Boasting Kathy Bates and Mary-Louise Parker, Fried Green Tomatoes received a film rating of 7.1.

  • Similarity

    65%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    20%
  • Actors

    0%
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