Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing (1989)

It's the hottest day of the summer. You can do nothing, you can do something, or you can …

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1989-06-14
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 1309 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 0min
  • Language: Español
  • Production Company: 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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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    Art Wynn Thomas Production Design
    Writing Spike Lee Screenplay
    Directing Spike Lee Director
    Production Spike Lee Producer
    Editing Barry Alexander Brown Editor
    Sound Skip Lievsay Sound Designer
    Sound Bill Lee Original Music Composer
    Camera Ernest R. Dickerson Director of Photography
    Production Robi Reed Casting
    Art Steve Rosse Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Ruth E. Carter Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Matiki Anoff Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Larry M. Cherry Hairstylist
    Sound Tony Martinez Sound Editor
    Crew Steven Kirshoff Special Effects
    Crew Eddie Smith Stunt Coordinator
    Crew Andy Duppin Stunts
    Sound Tom Fleischman Sound Re-Recording Mixer