R | | Crime, Drama, Romance
Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American Northeast Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
During shooting of the film, unhappy community members left racist and anti-Spike Lee messages near or around the production equipment.
Hey, Vinny! Vinny, pick me up a sandwich, BLT, mustard not mayo.
Berkowitz removes the ticket from his car, yet he is caught because he is seen driving away with a ticket on his windshield.
The credits are in the form of newspaper headlines.
$7,991,450 (USA) (4 July 1999)
$19,283,782 (USA) (12 September 1999)
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