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Do the Right Thing


The Numbers Rating: 8.50 (4 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 96% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $26,004,026
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$6,000,000
Theatrical Release: June 30th, 1989 (Limited) by Universal
Video Release: July 22nd, 1998 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Keywords: African-American, Black Urban
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Budget Source:Variety, 6/4/2007 p. 9

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Cast

Danny Aiello    Sal
Ossie Davis    Da Mayor
Ruby Dee    Mother Sister
Richard Edson    Vito
Giancarlo Esposito    Buggin Out
Spike Lee    Mookie
Bill Nunn    Radio Raheem
John Turturro    Pino
John Savage    Clifton
Paul Benjamin    ML
Frankie Faison    Coconut Sid
Robin Harris    Sweet Dick Willie
Joie Lee    Jade
Miguel Sandoval    Officer Ponte
Rick Aiello    Officer Long
Samuel L. Jackson    Mister Senor Love Daddy
Rosie Perez    Tina
Roger Guenveur Smith    Smiley
Steve White    Ahmad
Martin Lawrence    Cee
Leonard Thomas    Punchy
Christa Rivers    Ella
Frank Vincent    Charlie
Luis Ramos    Stevie
Richard Habersham    Eddie
Gwen McGee    Louisa
Steve Park    Sonny
Ginny Yang    Kim
Sherwin Park    Korean Child
Shawn Elliott    Puerto Rican Icee Man
Diva Osorio    Carmen
Chris Delaney    Stevie's Friend
Angel Ramirez    Stevie's Friend
Sixto Ramos    Stevie's Friend
Nelson Vasquez    Stevie's Friend
Travell Lee Toulson    Hector
Joel Nagle    Sergeant
David E. Weinberg    Plainclothes Detective
Yattee Brown    Double Dutch Girl
Mecca Brunson    Double Dutch Girl
Shawn Stainback    Double Dutch Girl
Soquana Wallace    Double Dutch Girl

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Spike Lee
Screenwriter    Spike Lee
Producer    Spike Lee
Co-Producer    Monty Ross
Line Producer    Jon Kilik
Cinematographer    Ernest Dickerson
Editor    Barry Alexander Brown
Composer    Bill Lee
Production Designer    Wynn Thomas
Casting Director    Robi Reed
Assistant Director    Randy Fletcher
Production Supervisor    Preston Holmes
Set Decorator    Steve Rosse
Costume Designer    Ruth E. Carter
Costume Supervisor    Jennifer Ruscoe
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Fleischman
Sound Editor    Rudy Gaskins
Sound Editor    Eugene Gearty
Sound Editor    Tony Martinez
Sound Editor    Bruce Pross
Sound Editor    Stuart Stanley
Sound Designer    Skip Lievsay
Dialogue Editor    Jeffrey Stern
Music Editor    Alex Steyermark
Dialogue Editor    Philip Stockton
Stunt Coordinator    Eddie Smith

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/06/30 8 $3,563,535   353 $10,095   $3,563,535 3
1989/07/07 9 $2,916,960 -18% 361 $8,080   $8,848,045 10
1989/07/14 10 $3,017,880 +3% 498 $6,060   $13,447,106 17
1989/09/01 27 $466,310   211 $2,210   $24,289,231 66