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.
Detective Lou Petrocelli:
My partner knows I'm from the neighborhood. Can we get down to business? We need your help.
Luigi: What do you want me to do? Arrest myself?
When the guys come to get Vinny to help them with Richie, Vinny picks up the phone to call the police. When the phone is ripped off the wall, you can see that there is no phone line or place to plug in the phone on the wall.
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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