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Do the Right Thing

Rated R 2 hrs. 8

Fri, Feb 4th, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Theatrical poster for Do the Right Thing
With Bob Gulledge on the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Remember your mask!

About This Movie

Directed by Spike Lee and originally released in the US on June 30th, 1989

Summary

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.

Cast

Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Rosie Perez, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, and Soquana Wallace