Movie theatres across Metro Detroit are remembering Prince’s life with special screenings of the 1984 rock drama “Purple Rain” starring Prince as “The Kid.”

The film won the singer-songwriter 1985 Academy Award for Best Original Score and the 1985 Grammy for Best Album of Instrumental Score Written for a Motion Picture.

If you’re ready to don purple and “go crazy” to honor Prince’s legacy, head to these cinemas this week:

AMC Great Lakes 25


1:30 and 6:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; more showings scheduled through Thursday

Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4300 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills

AMC Forum 30


3:50 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; more showings scheduled through Thursday

44681 Mound Road, Sterling Heights

Cinema Detroit

April 25-29

8 p.m.


4126 Third Ave., Detroit


Redford Theatre

April 27

7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m. for a pre-show montage with music and clips from Prince’s life.)


17360 Lahser, Detroit


MJR Digital Cinemas

April 29

Southgate Digital Cinema 20

15651 Trenton, Southgate

10:30 a.m., 1:15, 4:15, 7 and 9:50 p.m.

Troy Grand Digital Cinema 16

100 E. Maple, Troy

10:45 a.m., 1:30, 4:15, 7 and 9:45 p.m.

$10 adults, $8 students, $7.50 seniors and children


Michigan Theater

April 30

7 p.m.

Cost: $10 adult, $8 students, seniors and children

603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor


(313) 222-2156

Twitter: @Steph_Steinberg

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