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Summer of Sam (1999)

R
142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American Northeast Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
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Spike Lee (screenplay) | Victor Colicchio (screenplay) | Michael Imperioli (screenplay)
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$ 22,000,000
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$ 5,952,452
Gross (USA)
$ 19,288,130
Gross (World)
$ 19,288,130
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Jul 2, 1999 (United States)

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6.6 / 10 | 33,550 votes