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‘The Color Purple’ Arrives on 4K Ultra HD December 5th

As part of the year-long centennial celebration for the 100th anniversary of Warner Bros. Studio, the epic coming-of-age period drama The Color Purple from Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg (Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan) will be available for purchase on 4K Ultra HD Disc and Digital for the first time this December.

On December 5th The Color Purple will be available to purchase on Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc from online and in-store at major retailers and available for purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more.

The film was directed by Spielberg from a screenplay by Menno Meyjes and is based on Alice Walker’s 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name.

The Color Purple stars Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg in her breakthrough role, and Oprah Winfrey in her film debut.

The film was produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Spielberg, and Quincy Jones.

The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actress (Whoopi Goldberg), Best Supporting Actress (Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey), Best Screenplay – Based on Material from Another Medium, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup, Best Original Score, and Best Original Song.

The Color Purple will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc for $33.99 SRP and includes an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the theatrical version of the feature film in 4K with HDR and a Digital download of the film. Fans can also own The Color Purple in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers beginning on December 5.

 Special Features

The Color Purple Ultra HD Blu-ray disc contains the following previously released special features:

  • Conversations with the Ancestors: The Color Purple from Book to Screen
  • A Collaboration of Spirits: Casting and Acting The Color Purple
  • Cultivating a Classic: The Making of The Color Purple
  • The Color Purple: The Musical
  • Teaser #1
  • Teaser #2
  • Trailer

The Color Purple Digital release following previously released and new special features:

  • Conversations with the Ancestors: The Color Purple from Book to Screen
  • A Collaboration of Spirits: Casting and Acting The Color Purple
  • Cultivating a Classic: The Making of The Color Purple
  • The Color Purple: The Musical
  • Teaser #1
  • Teaser #2
  • Trailer
  • The Color Purple: A Bold New Take – featurette on the 2023 The Color Purple film

 

 

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