Purple Rain

Trivia: Most of Prince's dance moves are his own personal tribute to the "Godfather Of Soul" James Brown.

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Trivia: Prince's personal quote: "People say I'm wearing heels because I'm short. I wear heels because the women like 'em."

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Trivia: Matt Fink (The Doctor) is always seen wearing surgical scrubs and played the keyboard for Prince in real life. He is one of the very few people who has played with Prince with the different groups he's formed spanning almost 20 years, starting from the beginning.

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Trivia: The lead singer for the opening band on the second night was Dez Dickerson, Prince's lead guitar man during the years before The Revolution was formed. You can see them together on his music video "Little Red Corvette" and others during that time. (00:25:33)

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Trivia: The cabin used in Purple Rain is the same cabin that saw Ash go insane in The Evil Dead. It has since burned down.

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Trivia: The doorman at the club was Big Chick, Prince's personal body guard for a number of years prior to and after the film was made. (00:05:27)

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Continuity mistake: During the "Lake Minnetonka" scene, Prince's motorcycle tire automagically changes from knobby to street and back. (00:21:54)

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