Watch Oprah’s Reaction Video As “The Color Purple” Blows Away Expectations With Opening Day Numbers

by Gee NY

In a remarkable turn of events, the highly anticipated movie musical, “The Color Purple,” exceeded box office expectations, securing the number one spot on its Christmas Day release.

The film, based on the acclaimed Broadway musical of the same name, opened with a staggering $18.15 million, surpassing initial projections and marking the most significant Christmas Day opening since 2009.

Originally projected to earn between $8 million and $12 million, the film’s success soared beyond predictions, creating a buzz that is likely to drive continued strong performance in the days and weeks to come.

The movie received an A grade from CinemaScore, indicating positive word of mouth and suggesting robust future box office numbers.

Oprah Winfrey, one of the producers of “The Color Purple,” expressed her overwhelming gratitude on Instagram, thanking audiences for making the movie a part of their holiday plans.

In her post, Winfrey acknowledged the film’s audience for turning out in large numbers, dressing up in purple, and embracing the cinematic experience.

She emphasized the significance of spending time with loved ones during the holiday season and encouraged viewers to share their purple-themed outfits on social media.

Winfrey’s heartfelt message resonated with fans, reflecting the film’s impact and success at the box office.

“I’m overwhelmed with gratitude. Thank you so much for everyone that made @thecolorpurple a part of their holiday plans. Y’all made it the #1 movie in theatres on Christmas Day! I know how valuable spending time with your loved ones is, so for y’all to buy tickets, dress up in purple, and show up in droves is filling me up. As you go to the theaters, please tag me in your purple outfits cause I know y’all are understanding the assignment! Thank you, thank you, thank you 💜💜💜💜,” Oprah said.

As “The Color Purple” continues to captivate audiences, its impressive Christmas Day opening sets a new standard in the realm of holiday movie releases.

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