Do the Right Thing 1989

  • 1989-06-30 + 16 more
  • 2h
  • Spike Lee
  • Spike Lee (screenplay)
  • United States
  • English
  • 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks + 1 more, Universal Pictures
  • Drama
It's the hottest day of the summer. You can do nothing, you can do something, or you can Do the Right Thing.
Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise.

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