Do the Right Thing (1989)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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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.


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10 May 2011 | Soph55
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Do The Right Thing is a powerful movie full of the everyday struggles facing the minorities of this world. this movie plunges you into the intercity life and shows you things you may have never seen. Do The Right Thing is full of struggle and discrimination, but the movie leaves itself open, it's not blunt about such subjects, instead it integrates them in a highly intelligent way and really makes the viewer think. besides the focus on racism and discrimination this movie brings to light struggles we all face everyday; keeping a job, making money, raising children, etc... but this movie shows you another world and by the end has your mind boggling. This movie is powerful and sends out a strong message, with no resolve by the end, this movie really does leave you wondering "what is the right thing?"

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,563,535 2 July 1989

Gross USA:

$27,545,445

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,346,892

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