4 Chicago-Area Theaters to Show Prince's 'Purple Rain'

RIP to one of the greatest artists of our time, Prince.

The movie that catapulted Prince to stardom is rolling back into U.S. theaters this weekend.

AMC will screen Prince's 1984 movie "Purple Rain" from April 23 through April 28 at select locations.

AMC locations in the Chicago area showing the film include:

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

Purple Rain,” starring the late pop star, was first released in 1984 and earned Prince an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score. The accompanying album also produced two no. 1 singles –“When Doves Cry” and “Let’s Go Crazy–and went platinum 13 times over.

Here's a youtube video in his memory and a song that will never be forgotten.

For more information, see post below.

4 Chicago-Area Theaters to Show Prince's 'Purple Rain' by Illinois Patch Staff

AMC shows "Purple Rain" in 87 theaters around the country, including 4 in the Chicago area, in tribute to the late rocker who died Thursday.

In tribute to the iconic , AMC will be playing 4/23 - 4/28.

After Prince's sudden death Thursday at 57, tributes across the globe, including all-night dance raves and non-stop radio and TV play, have emerged. And now, the movie theaters have joined. AMC will screen Prince's 1984 movie "Purple Rain" from April 23 through April 28 at select locations.

AMC locations in the Chicago area showing the film include:

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

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The plot? "A young man with a talent for music has begun a career with much promise. He meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs. A complicated tale of his repeating his father's self destructive behavior, losing Apollonia to another singer (Morris Day), and his coming to grips with his own connection to other people ensues."

 

 

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