Do the Right Thing

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Synopsis

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.

Cast

  • Danny Aiello
  • Ossie Davis
  • Richard Edson
  • Giancarlo Esposito
  • Spike Lee
  • Samuel L. Jackson
  • John Turturro
  • Rosie Perez
  • Joie Lee

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Metacritic

100

It comes closer to reflecting the current state of race relations in America than any other movie of our time.

Metacritic review by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
100

This is a sumptuous work, from its unconventional title sequence of a woman dancing hard in the streets to its provocative ending with conflicting quotes from Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr .[30 June 1989, Friday, p.A]

Metacritic review by Gene Siskel
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune