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Quotes from Purple Rain

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    • Morris: Your lips would make a lollipop too happy.
    • Apollonia: Will you help me?
    • The Kid: You have to purify yourself in Lake Minnetonka.
    • [She strips down, and runs towards the lake]
    • The Kid: Hey! Wait a minute! That's...
    • [She jumps in. She gets out shivering]
    • The Kid: Uh, hold it...
    • Apollonia: What?
    • The Kid: That ain't Lake Minnetonka.
    • The Kid: No.
    • Apollonia: Pardon me?
    • The Kid: Nope... Wanna know why?
    • Apollonia: Nope.
    • The Kid: Because you wouldn't pass the initiation.
    • Apollonia: What initiation?
    • The Kid: Well, for starters, you have to purify yourself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka.
    • Apollonia: What?
    • [Watching his girl group rehearse a dance routine]
    • [Cackles, cues music]
    • [Girls start dancing again, more seductively]
    • [watching; sotto to Jerome]
    • Morris: I think I'm gonna need a drink.
    • Morris: Oh, Lord. Cut! Cut!
    • [pause]
    • Morris: You ladies don't seem to realize how valuable my time is. You're going to make my boys look bad!
    • Jill: Why don't you let us come up with our own steps?
    • [Jerome shakes his head violently]
    • Morris: We tried that, remember? Now, you're in the best possible position you could be in. So what's the matter? Your shoes on too tight or something?
    • [Claps]
    • Morris: Let's have some action! Let's have some asses wigglin'... I want some perfection!
    • [after jumping in cold water, Apollonia is getting dressed and The Kid rides up to her]
    • The Kid: Come on.
    • [She attempts to get on the motorcycle again, he drives away again]
    • Apollonia: COME ON!
    • The Kid: OK, ok.
    • [She gets on]
    • The Kid: Don't get my seat all wet.
    • The Kid: Come on, let's go.
    • Apollonia: I'm not going anywhere, that was a rotten thing to do.
    • The Kid: I'm sorry. I tried to stop you.
    • [She looks at him]
    • Apollonia: I must have looked pretty ridiculous.
    • The Kid: No, no! You looked great. That took some nerve, I wouldn't have got in that water. Come on.
    • [She attempts to get on the motorcycle, he drives away]
    • Apollonia: Hey!
    • Matt Fink-The Revolution: God got Wendy's periods reversed. About every 28 days she starts acting nice. Lasts about a weekend.
    • [after Prince's dad shoots himself]
    • Morris: Bang, bang!
    • Morris: Okay. What's the password?
    • Jerome: Far as I'm concerned.
    • Morris: Damn it, say the password!
    • Jerome: What.
    • Morris: Say the password, onion head!
    • Jerome: The password is what?
    • [frustrated]
    • Morris: That's what I'm asking you!
    • [more frustrated]
    • Jerome: It's the password!
    • Morris: The password is it?
    • [exasperated]
    • Jerome: Ahhhhh! The password is what!
    • Morris: It! You just said so!
    • Jerome: You got it.
    • Jerome: The password isn't it! The password is?
    • Morris: What?
    • Jerome: Got it!
    • Morris: I got it?
    • Jerome: Right.
    • Morris: It or right?
    • Morris: Got what?
    • Jerome: The password.
    • Morris: The password is what?
    • Jerome: Exactly.
    • Morris: The password is exactly?
    • Jerome: No, it's okay.
    • Morris: The password is okay?
    • Billy: Nobody digs your music but yourself!
    • [after Apollonia knocks Jill's coffee over]
    • Jill: What are you? Stupid or something? Why don't you watch where you're going?
    • [Playing ironically the melody of "Let's Go Crazy" on the guitar]
    • Wendy-The Revolution: You like that ? Is that better?
    • [Vexed]
    • The Kid: Where is everybody?
    • Lisa-The Revolution: You're late. They left.
    • The Kid: So what are you doing here?
    • [Parodying the Kid's speech at the beginning of "Let's Go Crazy"]
    • Lisa-The Revolution: "But I'm here to tell you, there's something else"... Our music.
    • [Attempting to lift off the Kid's shirt]
    • Apollonia: King Kong ?
    • [Repelling her attempt]
    • The Kid: Stop it!
    • [the Kid tries the same thing with her]
    • Apollonia: No.
    • The Kid: Is that yours?
    • Father: Of course it's mine. Who's else would it be?
    • Father: You have no business leavin' this house, you're always sneaking around! You're a Goddamn sinner!
    • The Kid: Dad!
    • Mother: No.
    • [sobs]
    • Mother: I'm just, trapped here.
    • Father: You always, have a roof over your head.
    • Mother: You won't let me have, any fun.
    • Father: I can make you, happy. If you just believe in me. Yeah, if you just believe in me.
    • Mother: You never.
    • Father: I will die for you.
    • Mother: Shut Up, you don't care about me.
    • Father: Don't I, keep the heat on?
    • Mother: I don't like it here, you never talk to me.
    • The Kid: Dad, please.
    • Father: What's the matter, with this house?
    • Mother: You're Crazy.
    • Father: Shut up!
    • [smacks Mother]
    • Father: Listen to me! You come home, when I say come home. You've got no business, in the streets!
    • The Kid: Dad please!
    • Mother: Look, what he's doing to me.
    • [Slaps The Kid]
    • Mother: Just leave me alone.
    • Father: Come here!
    • Mother: No!
    • Father: I said now! Do you hear me?
    • The Kid: Mom! Dad!
    • Father: You keep this place, clean!
    • The Kid: Please, Dad she's heard you.
    • Mother: He wants to kill me, he's crazy.
    • [first lines]
    • First Avenue M.C.: Ladies and gentlemen... The Revolution!
    • The Kid: I'd like to dedicate this to my father, Francis L. It's a song the girls in the band wrote, Lisa and Wendy.
    • [the Revolution performs "Purple Rain"]
    • [to the Kid as the Revolution leave and the Time takes the stage]
    • Morris: Why don't you stay awhile, see how it's done?
    • [referring to Appolonia's anklet]
    • The Kid: Gimme that... There on your boot.
    • Apollonia: Huh?
    • [stops and turns around]
    • The Kid: You're lying. I can tell just by your reaction, you're lying. So you gave it to me; it's not yours anymore.
    • [smiles and walks away]
    • [removes the anklet and gives it to the Kid, who then walks away with a smile]
    • Apollonia: Hey, wait!
    • [walks after him]
    • Apollonia: Give it back to me!
    • The Kid: You can have it back later.
    • Apollonia: I want it back now, okay?
    • The Kid: Who gave it to you?
    • Apollonia: A person.
    • The Kid: Male or female?
    • Father: You got a girlfriend?
    • The Kid: Yeah, I got a girlfriend.
    • Father: You gonna get married?
    • The Kid: I don't know.
    • Father: Never get married.
    • [also irked by the "Darling Nikki" performance]
    • Jerome: That was fucked up, what you did, man. Morris doesn't like it, and I don't like it either.
    • The Kid: I don't care.
    • Jerome: It's obvious you don't have what it takes to get to the top. But just to show we're sympathetic to your problem...
    • [throws tickets to Kid]
    • Jerome: ... here's two tickets to tonight's show. Enjoy.
    • [walks off, then pokes his head back in the door]
    • Jerome: Don't forget to bring a girlfriend.
    • [blow kiss]
    • The Kid: Thank you for a funky time, call me up whenever you want to grind. Yeeaaah!
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