This movie marks Whoopi Goldberg's feature film debut.
Sofia's speech at the dinner table was an ad-lib prompted by director Steven Spielberg.
Oprah Winfrey ad-libbed all her lines when she was talking to Whoopi Goldberg at the dinner scene. After the scene, Goldberg walked over to Winfrey, gave her a hug, and told her that she now became an actress.
The Color Purple 1986
07 Feb 1986 ● English ● 2 hrs 34 mins
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