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'Purple Rain' Added To Cinespia Lineup At Hollywood Forever

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Grab your tissues, Prince fans, because Purple Rain is playing at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and we're sure this will be truly touching screening. Cinespia just added a few new dates to their 2016 season, but the one that's going to tug at heartstrings is the July 2 screening of Purple Rain.

Purple Rain (1984) stars Prince as young Minneapolis musician The Kid as he tries to make become a star. Soundtrack hits include Purple Rain, I Would Die 4 U, When Doves Cry and Darling Nikki.

And here's the trailer:

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Other new Cinespia dates include:

  • June 4, Mean Girls (2004): Tina Fey's coming-of-age comedy starring Lindsay Lohan as the new girl in school will kick off the month of June.
  • June 11, To Catch A Thief (1955): Alfred Hitchcock's romantic thriller starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly.
  • June 18, Goodfellas (1990): "As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster." This legendary mob flick directed by Martin Scorsese stars Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco and Paul Sorvino.
  • June 25, Raising Arizona (1987): This early Cohen Brothers black comedy stars Nicolas Cage as a serial thief and Holly Hunter as a police officer who falls in love with him after taking his mugshot several times.

You can check out Cinespia's May screening—which includes Fast Times at Ridgemont High and The Silence of the Lambshere. And don't forget to brush up on our guide to mastering Cinespia movie nights! Tickets for Purple Rain and other screenings are available for $15 here.