Purple Rain Back In Movie Theaters

April 25, 2016

Purple Rain Back In Movie Theaters.

UPDATE: APRIL 26, 2016.

Prince’s Purple Rain will expand into more than 200 AMC theaters on Friday as grieving fans continue to look for ways to celebrate his life and career.

Last weekend, following Prince’s death on April 21, Warner Bros. and AMC Theatres booked the the quasi-autobiographical rock musical in 87 AMC locations across the U.S.

While Warners isn’t disclosing grosses, AMC insiders say the movie had the highest percentage of sold-out shows of any title playing in those 87 cinemas.

On Friday, Purple Rain will be playing in a total of 212 AMC theaters, more than half of the circuit’s total count.

In addition, on Friday, Purple Rain opens in many additional movie theater chains, including iPic Theaters. And National Amusements.


The movie that catapulted Prince to stardom, Purple Rain, is back in U.S. theaters.

Purple Rain, starring the late pop star, Prince, was first released in 1984 and earned Prince an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score. The accompanying album also produced two #1 singles; “When Doves Cry” and “Let’s Go Crazy – and went platinum 13 times over. (13 million copies were sold).

The film was the 11th highest grossing movie of 1984, taking in just over $68 million. It cost just $7 million to make.

AMC, the nation’s largest theater chain, teamed up with Warner Bros. for the Purple Rain big screen rerelease in 87 AMC locations. When? Saturday, April 22, through Thursday, April 27. Carmike Theaters will also screen the cult favorite in 80 theaters.

Prince, 57, was found dead at his Paisley Park residence on Thursday 21 April. An autopsy was performed Friday 22 April to determine the exact cause of death. His body was cremated on Friday, April 22, 2016.

Watch the original theatrical trailer of the 1984 movie Purple Rain below.

CLICK HERE for showtimes.

Below is a list of participating theaters:


AMC North Dekalb Mall 16
AMC Phipps Plaza 14
AMC Sugarloaf Mills 18

AMC White Marsh 16

Baton Rouge
AMC Baton Rouge 16

AMC Loews Boston Common 19
AMC Liberty Tree Mall 20
AMC Methuen 20

AMC Carolina Pavilion 22

AMC 600 North Michigan 9
AMC Naperville 16
AMC South Barrington 30
AMC Schererville 16

AMC Newport on the Levee 20

AMC Easton Town Center 30
AMC Lennox 24

AMC Grapevine Mills 30
AMC Mesquite 30
AMC Stonebriar Mall 24
AMC Parks @ Arlington 18

AMC Highlands Ranch 24
AMC Westminster Promenade 24

AMC Forum 30
AMC Great Lakes 25

AMC Plainville 20

AMC Gulf Pointe 30
AMC Studio 30
AMC Willowbrook 24

AMC Indianapolis 17

AMC Regency 24

Kansas City
AMC Barrywoods 24
AMC Town Center 20

Los Angeles
AMC Atlantic Times Square 14
AMC Broadway 4
AMC Covina 17
AMC Norwalk 20
AMC Ontario Mills 30
AMC Orange 30 W/IMAX
AMC Promenade 16
AMC Rolling Hills 20

AMC Aventura Mall 24

AMC Arbor Lakes 16
AMC Coon Rapids 16
AMC Eden Prairie Mall 18
AMC Inver Grove 16
AMC Rosedale 14
AMC Southdale Center 16

AMC Festival Plaza 16

New Orleans
AMC Elmwood Palace 20

New York
AMC 19th St East 6
AMC Empire 25
AMC Jersey Gardens 20
AMC Kips Bay 15
AMC New Brunswick 18
AMC Palisades 21 And Imax
AMC Stony Brook 17

AMC Hampton 24

Oklahoma City
AMC Quail Springs Mall 24

AMC Oak View 24

AMC Disney Springs 24
AMC Universal Cineplex 20

AMC Cherry Hill 24
AMC Hamilton 24
AMC Neshaminy 24

AMC Ahwatukee 24
AMC Arizona Center 24
AMC Westgate 20

AMC Waterfront 22

AMC Southpoint 17

Salt Lake City
AMC West Jordan 12

San Diego
AMC Mission Valley 20

San Francisco
AMC Mercado 20
AMC Metreon 16

AMC Alderwood 16
AMC Oak Tree 6
Southcenter 16
AMC Pacific Place 11

AMC River Park Square 20

St. Louis
AMC Chesterfield 14
AMC West Olive 16

AMC Tallahassee Mall 20

AMC Veterans Expressway 24
AMC Woodlands Square 20

AMC Southroads 20

Washington D.C.
AMC Hoffman 22
AMC MJ Capital Center 12

West Palm
AMC Indian River 24

Purple Rain Back In Movie Theaters

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