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DO THE RIGHT THING

DO THE RIGHT THING

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DO THE RIGHT THING

  • Directed by Spike Lee
  • Starring Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, John Tuturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Rosie Perez
  • 30th Anniversary
  • 1989 | 120mins | USA | rated (18)

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione (Danny Aiello) is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out (Giancarlo Esposito), becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise.