Do the Right Thing

1989

R

120 Min

Do the Right Thing

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Do The Right Thing takes place on a hot summer day in Brooklyn and depicts the racial conflict between an Italian American pizza restaurant owner and his African American customers and how things erupt into a violent outbreak. This Spike Lee Joint touches on themes of segregation and apartheid in the USA.

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Director:
N/A
Released:
Jun 14th, 1989
Revenue:
$37,295,445.00
Country:
USA

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Do the Right Thing : Senor Love Daddy

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Mookie (Spike Lee) delivers food to the DJ, Mister Senor Love Daddy (Samuel L. Jackson)

Do the Right Thing : Rollcall

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Mister Senor Love Daddy gives a list of great African American Musicians.

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Do The Right Thing

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Lee's darkly humorous story of racial tensions in a Brooklyn neighborhood. Created much controversy at time of release!

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- The key scene when Danny Aiello and John Turturro talk alone approximately midway through the film was partly improvised. The scripted scene ended as the character Smiley approached the…More

- The title comes from a Malcolm X quote: "You've got to do the right thing."

- This film was inspired by an actual incident in New York where some black youths were chased out of a pizzeria by some white youths in a section of New York known as Howard Beach.

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