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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with purple in the name? With the death of Prince, people have been thinking about Purple Rain a lot, a great movie that is definitely found below. This list ranks the best movies with purple in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with purple in the name? This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with purple in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with purple in the title includes movies like The Color Purple, The Purple Rose of Cairo, and Purple Violets. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word purple in it.
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The Color Purple is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Color Purple Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Laurence Fishburne The Color Purple is a 1985 American period drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Alice Walker. It was Spielberg's eighth film as ...more

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Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Rain Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Wendy Melvoin Purple Rain is a 1984 American rock musical drama film directed by Albert Magnoli and written by Magnoli and William Blinn. In it, Prince makes his film debut, which was developed to showcase ...more

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Purple Butterfly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Butterfly Zhang Ziyi, Li Bingbing, Toru Nakamura Purple Butterfly is a 2003 Chinese film, directed by Lou Ye. It is Lou's third film after Weekend Lover and Suzhou River. It stars Chinese mainland actors, Zhang Ziyi, Liu Ye and Li Bingbing, as ...more

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The Purple Rose of Cairo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Purple Rose of Cairo Viggo Mortensen, Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels The Purple Rose of Cairo is a 1985 American romantic fantasy comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Inspired by Sherlock, Jr., Hellzapoppin', and Pirandello's Six Characters in Search ...more

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Riders of the Purple Sage is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Riders of the Purple Sage Ed Harris, Robin Tunney Riders of the Purple Sage is a 1996 film directed by Charles Haid.

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Purple Noon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Noon Romy Schneider, Marie Laforêt, Ave Ninchi Purple Noon is a 1960 film directed by René Clément, based on the 1955 novel The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith. The film stars Alain Delon in his first major film, ...more

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Purple Hearts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Hearts Cheryl Ladd, R. Lee Ermey, Lane Smith Purple Hearts is a 1984 war film directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Ken Wahl and Cheryl Ladd. A Navy surgeon and a Navy nurse fall in love while serving in Vietnam during the war. Their ...more

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The Purple Gang is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Purple Gang Robert Blake, Barry Sullivan, Nestor Paiva The Purple Gang is a 1959 film written by Jack DeWitt and directed by Frank McDonald.

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The Sea Purple is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Sea Purple Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Ennio Fantastichini, Valeria Solarino Purple Sea is a 2009 Italian romance drama film directed by Donatella Maiorca. It is based on the non-fiction novel Minchia di re written by Giacomo Pilati. The film premiered at the 2009 Rome ...more

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The Purple Heart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Purple Heart Dana Andrews, Farley Granger, Nestor Paiva The Purple Heart is a 1944 American war film directed by Lewis Milestone. The film stars Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, Kevin O'Shea, Don "Red" Barry and Trudy Marshall. ...more

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Alvin Purple is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Alvin Purple Jacki Weaver, Lynette Curran, Abigail Alvin Purple is an 1973 Australian comedy film starring Graeme Blundell, written by Alan Hopgood and directed by Tim Burstall. It received largely negative reviews from local film critics. ...more

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Classic Albums: Deep Purple – ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Classic Albums: Deep Purple – The Making of Machine Head Classic Albums: Deep Purple – The Making of Machine Head is a DVD documentary about the making of the Machine Head album by Deep Purple. It is part of the Classic Albums series, released by Isis ...more

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Purple Heart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Heart William Sadler, Ed Lauter, Mel Harris Purple Heart is a 2006 action-war film directed, co-writer and co-produced by Bill Birrell. It stars William Sadler, Mel Harris and Emilio Rivera. It is released on November 11, 2006.

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Purple and Brown: Bubble Gum is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple and Brown: Bubble Gum Purple and Brown: Bubble Gum is a 2005 short animation film directed by Rich Webber.

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Purple Haze is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Haze Peter Nelson, Chuck McQuary, Heidi Helmer Purple Haze is a 1982 dramedy about Matt Caulfield, a college student who is expelled for smoking cannabis, and subsequently drafted to Vietnam in the summer of 1968.

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Purple Violets is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Violets Debra Messing, Selma Blair, Bill Hader Purple Violets is a 2007 relationship comedy written and directed by Edward Burns. It is an independent film, set in lower Manhattan, about four friends from college ready for change. It ...more

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Purple Storm is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Storm Joan Chen, Daniel Wu, Josie Ho Purple Storm is a 1999 Hong Kong action film directed by Teddy Chan, and narrated by Daniel Wu, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Gam Kwok-leung and Emil Chau. The film was ...more

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Beyond the Purple Hills is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Beyond the Purple Hills Gene Autry, Hugh O'Brian, Pat Buttram Beyond the Purple Hills is a film directed by John W English released on July 25, 1950.

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Deep Purple EP is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title

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The Purple Plain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Purple Plain Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee, Maurice Denham The Purple Plain is a 1954 British war film, directed by Robert Parrish, with Gregory Peck playing a Canadian pilot serving in the Royal Air Force in Burma in the closing months of the World War ...more

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The Purple Vigilantes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Purple Vigilantes Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Jack Perrin, Joan Barclay The Purple Vigilantes is a 1938 American Western film directed by George Sherman and starring Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, and Max Terhune. Written by Betty Burbridge and Oliver Drake, the ...more

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The Purple Monster Strikes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Purple Monster Strikes Linda Stirling, Dennis Moore, Roy Barcroft The Purple Monster Strikes is a Republic Movie serial. It was also released as a Century 66 television film under the title D-Day on Mars. The original production title for the serial was The ...more

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Purple People Eater is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple People Eater Neil Patrick Harris, Dustin Diamond, Nikki Cox Purple People Eater is a 1988 American sci-fi comedy family film that was produced and released theatrically on December 16, 1988. The film stars Neil Patrick Harris, Ned Beatty, Shelley ...more

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The Purple V is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Purple V The Purple V is a film directed by George Sherman released on Mar 12, 1943.

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Purple States, Episode 8: Fait... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple States, Episode 8: Faith in Elections As Americans prepare to pass judgment on the nation's current and aspiring leaders, Purple States takes us back to the future. What were ordinary citizens thinking in 2008? The Purple States ...more

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Ollie Kepler's Expanding Purpl... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Ollie Kepler's Expanding Purple World Jodie Whittaker, Cathy Tyson, Edward Hogg Ollie Kepler's Expanding Purple World is a 2010 drama film written and directed by Viv Fongenie.

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Purple Mountain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Mountain Michelle Yeoh Purple Mountain is a 2008 drama and history film written by Jeffrey Caine and directed by Simon West.

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Purple States, Episode 11: Tam... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple States, Episode 11: Tamara As election day approaches, what do the citizens who covered the 2008 election think is at stake for them -- and for the country? Bert and Tamara seem to fit two stereotypes being closely ...more

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Riders of the Purple Cows is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Riders of the Purple Cows Vernon Dent, Andy Clyde, Ralph Graves Riders of the Purple Cows is a 1924 short comedy silent film written by Frank Capra and John A. Waldron and directed by Ralph Ceder.

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Woman in Purple is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Woman in Purple Emina Muftic, Aleksandar Seksan, Alen Muratovic Woman in Purple is a 2010 short crime fiction film written by Igor Drljaca and Hrvoje Zuparic and directed by Igor Drljaca.

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The Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Deep Purple Miriam Cooper, Helen Ware The Deep Purple is a 1920 drama film directed by Raoul Walsh.

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Purple Heart Diary is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Heart Diary Tony Romano, Frances Langford, Ben Lessy Purple Heart Diary is a 1951 drama directed by Richard Quine, produced by Sam Katzman and released by Columbia Pictures. It stars Frances Langford and Judd Holdren.

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The Riders of the Purple Sage is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Riders of the Purple Sage George Montgomery, Robert Barrat The Riders of the Purple Sage is a 1941 western film directed by James Tinling.

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Harold and the Purple Crayon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title

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Purple Death from Outer Space is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Death from Outer Space Buster Crabbe, Donald Curtis, Carol Hughes Purple Death from Outer Space is a 1966 American feature length compilation of the first half of the 1940 serial Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe. A second feature with footage from the final ...more

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Their Purple Moment is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Their Purple Moment Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Lyle Tayo Their Purple Moment is a 1928 short comedy silent film starring Laurel and Hardy.

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Purple Gas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Gas Ron Pederson, Mark Meer, Josh Dean Purple Gas is a 2003 independent feature film, starring Dana Andersen, Belinda Cornish, Josh Dean, Donovan Workun, and Ron Pederson. Mark Meer provides the opening narration. It was directed by ...more

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Purple and Brown is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple and Brown Purple and Brown is a British stop-motion animated short television series devised and directed by Rich Webber and edited by Mike Percival. The series first aired March 2006, on the ...more

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Harold and the Purple Crayon: ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title

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Purple Eyes in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple Eyes in the Dark Purple Eyes in the Dark is 1988 drama original video animation directed by Mizuho Nishikubo.

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A Purple Taxi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
A Purple Taxi Fred Astaire, Charlotte Rampling, Peter Ustinov The Purple Taxi is a 1977 French-Irish-Italian film directed by Yves Boisset, based on the 1973 novel of the same name by Michel Déon. It was entered into the 1977 Cannes Film Festival. ...more

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Trapped in a Purple Haze is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Trapped in a Purple Haze Hayden Christensen, JoBeth Williams, Carly Pope Trapped in a Purple Haze is a TV movie about drug abuse which originally aired on ABC in 2000; its title is a reference to the Jimi Hendrix song Purple Haze. The film starred Jonathan Jackson, ...more

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Purple States, Episode 7: Bord... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple States, Episode 7: Border Politics As Americans prepare to pass judgment on the nation's current and aspiring leaders, Purple States takes us back to the future. What were ordinary citizens thinking in 2008? The Purple States ...more

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Purple States, Episode 1: Intr... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple States, Episode 1: Introducing Purple States As Americans prepare to pass judgment on the nation's current and aspiring leaders, Purple States takes us back to the future. What were ordinary citizens thinking in 2008? The Purple States ...more

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Purple States, Episode 2: The ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple States, Episode 2: The Fate of the American Worker As Americans prepare to pass judgment on the nation's current and aspiring leaders, Purple States takes us back to the future. What were ordinary citizens thinking in 2008? The Purple States ...more

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Purple States, Episode 4: Who... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple States, Episode 4: Who Needs Government? As Americans prepare to pass judgment on the nation's current and aspiring leaders, Purple States takes us back to the future. What were ordinary citizens thinking in 2008? The Purple States ...more

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The Girl Who Liked Purple Flow... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
The Girl Who Liked Purple Flowers Judit Halász, Géza Hofi The Girl Who Liked Purple Flowers is a 1973 comedy film written by Peter Müller, Steve Sekely, Ernö Szép and directed by Steve Sekely.

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Purple States, Episode 6: Figh... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple States, Episode 6: Fighting for Security As Americans prepare to pass judgment on the nation's current and aspiring leaders, Purple States takes us back to the future. What were ordinary citizens thinking in 2008? The Purple States ...more

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Purple States, Episode 12: Ber... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Purple States, Episode 12: Bert As election day approaches, what do the citizens who covered the 2008 election think is at stake for them -- and for the country? Bert and Tamara seem to fit two stereotypes being closely ...more

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Riders of the Purple Sage is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Purple in the Title
Riders of the Purple Sage Tom Mix, Warner Oland, Mabel Ballin Riders of the Purple Sage is a 1925 American silent film directed by Lynn Reynolds and starring Tom Mix, Mabel Ballin, and Warner Oland. Based on the 1912 novel Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane ...more