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  • Do the Right Thing (1989)
  • R
    120 min | Comedy, Drama
Do the Right Thing (1989)
R
120 min | Comedy, Drama

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Director
Spike Lee (directed by)
Writer
Producer
Spike Lee (produced by)
Composer
Bill Lee (original music score)
Cinematographer
Ernest R. Dickerson (photography by) (as Ernest Dickerson)
Casting Director
Robi Reed (casting)
Production Designer
Wynn Thomas (production design)
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Release date
Jul 21, 1989 (United States)

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49 cast members
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Ossie Davis
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Ruby Dee
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Giancarlo Esposito
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Spike Lee
Mookie Mookie   See fewer
Bill Nunn
Radio Raheem Radio Raheem   See fewer
Frankie Faison
Coconut Sid Coconut Sid   See fewer
Robin Harris
Sweet Dick Willie Sweet Dick Willie   See fewer
Miguel Sandoval
Officer Ponte Officer Ponte   See fewer
Rick Aiello
Officer Long Officer Long   See fewer
John Savage
Clifton Clifton   See fewer
Samuel L. Jackson
Mister Señor Love Daddy (as Sam Jackson) Mister Señor Love Daddy (as Sam Jackson)   See fewer
Leonard L. Thomas
Punchy (as Leonard Thomas) Punchy (as Leonard Thomas)   See fewer
Frank Vincent
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
Luis Antonio Ramos
Stevie (as Luis Ramos) Stevie (as Luis Ramos)   See fewer
Gwen McGee
Louise Louise   See fewer
Steve Park
Sonny Sonny   See fewer
Sherwin Park
Korean Child Korean Child   See fewer
Shawn Elliott
Puerto Rican Icee Man Puerto Rican Icee Man   See fewer
Diva Osorio
Carmen Carmen   See fewer
Chris Delaney
Stevie's Friends Stevie's Friends   See fewer
Angel Ramirez Jr.
Stevie's Friends (as Ángel Ramírez) Stevie's Friends (as Ángel Ramírez)   See fewer
Sixto Ramos
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Nelson Vasquez
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Joel Nagle
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
David E. Weinberg
Plainclothes Detective Plainclothes Detective   See fewer
Yattee Brown
Double Dutch Girl Double Dutch Girl   See fewer
Mecca Brunson
Double Dutch Girl Double Dutch Girl   See fewer
Shawn Stainback
Double Dutch Girl Double Dutch Girl   See fewer
Soquana Wallace
Double Dutch Girl Double Dutch Girl   See fewer
Erik Dellums
Customer in Pizzeria (uncredited) Customer in Pizzeria (uncredited)   See fewer
Leland Hardy
Riot Starter (uncredited) Riot Starter (uncredited)   See fewer
Garry Pastore
P.O. Bonamo (uncredited) P.O. Bonamo (uncredited)   See fewer
Eric Payne
Guy in Riot (uncredited) Guy in Riot (uncredited)   See fewer
John Michael Quinn
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Ralph
Guy by Water Hydrant (uncredited) Guy by Water Hydrant (uncredited)   See fewer
Nicholas Turturro
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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