Do The Right Thing

DO THE RIGHT THING has been hailed as the most insightful view of race relations ever to hit US screens and condemned as dangerous agitprop, but its timeliness--and its ability to touch a nerve in the culture at large--was never in question. The story is set in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood on a broiling hot Saturday. Blacks and Latinos inhabit...read more

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Do The Right Thing - Official Trailer
02:16 — Lee's darkly humorous story of racial tensions in a Brooklyn neighborhood. Created much controversy at time of release!
(Movie Clip) Can't Stand The Heat
Brooklyn summer heat to Can't Stand It by Steel Pulse, characters including Tina (Rosie Perez), Radio Raheem (Bill Nunn) and angry Charlie (Frank Vinc (more…)
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Sun Oct 1 2:00am
Do the Right Thing HBO2

Racial tensions grow in a Brooklyn neighborhood on the hottest day of the summer while everyone tries to cope with the heat. Spike Lee received an Oscar nomination for his screenplay.

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Sat Oct 7 2:30am
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Racial tensions grow in a Brooklyn neighborhood on the hottest day of the summer while everyone tries to cope with the heat. Spike Lee received an Oscar nomination for his screenplay.

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  • Released: 1989
  • Rating: R
  • Review: DO THE RIGHT THING has been hailed as the most insightful view of race relations ever to hit US screens and condemned as dangerous agitprop, but its timeliness--and its ability to touch a nerve in the culture at large--was never in question. The story is… (more)

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