Book to Movie: The Color Purple

The Book to Movie of Month
  • Author: Alice Walker
  • Pages: 302
  • Audio: 7 hours and 58 minutes
The Book to Movie of Month
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Screen Writer: Menno Meyjes
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 33 minutes


  • Danny Glover as Mister
  • Whoopi Goldberg as Celie
  • Desreta Jackson as Young Celie
  • Oprah Winfrey as Sofia
  • Margaret Avery as Shug Avery
  • Akosua Busia as Nettie
  • Adolph Caesar as Old Mister
  • Willard Pugh as Harpo
  • Rae Dawn Chong as Squeak
  • Laurence Fishburne as Swain
  • Carl Anderson as Reverend Samuel
  • Grand Bush as Randy
  • Dana Ivey as Ms. Millie
  • Bennet Guillory as Grady
  • James Tillis as Henry "Buster" Broadnax