"Purple Rain" returning to select AMC, Carmike theatres this weekend

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Saturday, April 23, 2016
Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985.
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The iconic 1984 film "Purple Rain" is returning to the big screen this weekend - with a tribute to the legend Prince.

AMC Theatres and Carmike Cinemas announced the film will play from April 23 through 28 in select locations across the country. AMC Willowbrook 24 is the only location in Houston.

The film is about a young musician, played by Prince, who meets an aspiring singer on his journey to become a rock star. "Purple Rain" won the Academy Award for Best Original Song Score.

Prince, 57, was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis on Thursday.

Full list of participating AMC Theatres in Texas:

AMC Grapevine Mills 30 with Dine-in Theatres

AMC Mesquite 30 with Dine-in Theatres

AMC Stonebriar 24

AMC Studio 30

AMC The Parks At Arlington 18

AMC Willowbrook 24

Full list of participating Carmike Cinemas in Texas:

Lufkin Mall 9

Carmike 14

Sikes 10

To see the entire list of Carmike Cinemas showings, CLICK HERE.

To see the full list of showings at AMC Theatres, CLICK HERE.