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Do the Right Thing (1989) (Heatwave)

Do the Right Thing (1989)
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Ossie Davis Ossie Davis
Da Mayor
Ruby Dee Ruby Dee
Mother Sister
Giancarlo Esposito Giancarlo Esposito
Buggin Out
Spike Lee Spike Lee
Mookie
Bill Nunn Bill Nunn
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3 years ago at Sep 16 4:28
1 vote
It has been well over a decade since I have seen this movie, in what was my first and will be my only time. One of the most overpraised movies there is, this features absolutely no redeeming characters and a horrible message. I am usually pretty open-minded when my husband and I watch movies, but this would be one that I refuse to watch again! Out of 10 stars: 1

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8 years ago at Sep 16 14:41
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God damn I have wanted to see this since it came out!

A great classic

7 years, 9 months ago at Dec 20 16:03
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By now, I have seen about 2/3 of the movies directed by Spike Lee and even though I used to be a huge fan of his work in the 90’s, it has been a while since he made something that really impressed me (for example, the recent ‘Oldboy’ remake was rather pathetic). Still, I always had a weak spot for Spike Lee's movies, there was a time when he was one of the best American directors and this mo... read more
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It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, and tensions are growing there, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie, Sal's delivery boy, manages to always be at the center of the action.
Release date: 21 July 1989
UPC: 025192024221
Tags: Drama (20), Racism (15), 1989 (14), 1980s (10), Pizza (9), Riot (8), Usa (8), New York (8), Brooklyn (8), Police (7), Comedy (7), NYC (5), Hate (5), Spike Lee (5), Celebrity (5), Race (4), Race Relations (4), Fire Hose (4), Summer (3), Police Brutality (3)
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