"Purple Rain"

“Purple Rain”

Prince died nearly two weeks ago at the age of 57. In four decades, his Royal Purpleness made a huge impact on music and movies, winning an Oscar for his music in “Purple Rain” and directing three films. As a reflection of his life and talent, here are highlights of his cinema contributions:

“Batdance” from “Batman” (1989)

“Partyman” as seen in “Batman” (1989)

Quindon Tarver, “When Doves Cry” — from “Romeo + Juliet” (1996)

Chaka Khan, “Don’t Talk 2 Strangers” (originally from “Girl 6” (1996) and appears in “Down in the Delta”)

Young@Heart, “Nothing Compares 2 U” (2007)

Janelle Monáe Feat. Prince, “Givin’ Em What They Love” (from “The Equalizer (2014), his last  soundtrack)