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Do the Right Thing Movie

Movie Summary for Do the Right Thing

Summary

What may seem like a normal summer day in this 80s movie turns into much more. Life in Brooklyn canít get any better with hate and violence being the order of the day.

Do the Right Thing DVD

Plot

Do The Right Thing is a story about race relations in Brooklynís Bedford-Stuyvesant. Buggin Out, a role that is played by Giancarlo Esposito, is a local activist who stops in at a Pizza Parlor owned by Sal (played by Danny Aiello) and starts a verbal war with him after viewing Sal's wall of fame which displayed Italian-Americans.

In Do the Right Thing, Buggin Out spends the rest of the day trying to organize a boycott of Salís Pizzeria.

Cast

Da Mayor - Ossie Davis
Sal - Danny Aiello
Buggin Out - Giancarlo Esposito
Vito - Richard Edison
Mookie - Spike Lee
Mother Sister - Ruby Dee
Radio Raheem - Bill Nunn
Pino - John Turturro
ML - Paul Benjamin
Tina - Rosie Perez
Sweet Dick Willie - Robin Harris
Coconut Sid - Frankie Faison
Ahmad - Steve White
Punchy (as Leonard Thomas) - Leonard L. Thomas
Mister Senor Love Daddy (as Sam Jackson) - Samuel L Jackson

Trivia

Robert DeNiro was the actor that Spike Lee wanted to use for the role of Sal in Do The Right Thing.

Do The Right Thing was inspired by black youths who were chased out of a pizzeria by white youths in New Yorkís Howard Beach.

Academy Awards:

Danny Aiello won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Sal in Do the Right Thing.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Do the Right Thing was released to theatres on 06/30/1989 by Universal, and grossed $26,004,026 at the box office in the US on a budget of $6,000,000 .

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