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Do The Right Thing Do the Right Thing is the most provocative film yet from a pointedly provocative director and one of the most controversial films of...Do The Right ThingComedy, DramaPT120MR Do the Right Thing is the most provocative film yet from a pointedly provocative director and one of the most controversial films of...1990-11-02Ruby DeeRichard EdsonGiancarlo EspositoFrankie FaisonMartin LawrenceJohn TurturroRuby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Frankie Faison, Martin Lawrence, John TurturroUniversal
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Do The Right Thing

Genre: Comedy, Drama; Starring: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Spike Lee, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Frankie Faison, Martin Lawrence, John Turturro; Director: Spike Lee; Author: Spike Lee; Producer (group): 40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): In Season; MPAA Rating: In Season; Distributor: Universal

Do the Right Thing is the most provocative film yet from a pointedly provocative director and one of the most controversial films of the ’80s. Spike Lee’s study of a pizza joint in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn with an Italian owner (Danny Aiello) and a mostly black clientele takes a cold, hard look at racist reality. The camera work is good, too. A

Originally posted November 2 1990 — 12:00 AM EST

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