“The Color Purple,” Steven Spielberg’s 1985 film adapation of Alice Walker’s novel, is a bonafide classic movie filled with many memorable scenes and quotes.
The film boasted an all-star cast including Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Laurence Fishburne, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey.
Here are a few of our favorite, and most quotable, scenes from this shoulda-swept-the-Oscars film!
1. Mister separates Celie and Nettie
Don’t act like this didn’t make your eyes water the first time you saw this movie. “Me and you, us never part!”
2. “You told Harpo to beat me!”
Celie (Whoopi Goldberg) gives Harpo (Willard Pugh) a bad piece of advice…
3. “Celie’s Fixin To Shave Mister!”
After putting up with Mister’s (Danny Glover) abusive ways for decades, Celie (Whoopi Goldberg) is nearing her breaking point.
4. “I’m poor, black… I may even be ugly, but dear God, I’m here!”
As the movie draws to a conclusion, Celie finally stands up to Mister.
What are your favorite scenes from The Color Purple? Let us know in the comments!