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Do the Right Thing

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Original title
Do the Right Thing
Running time
110 min.
United States United States
Spike Lee
Bill Lee
Ernest R. Dickerson
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40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks. Distributed by Universal Pictures
Comedy. Drama | Comedy-Drama. Racism. Independent Film (US)
Synopsis / Plot
It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, and tensions are growing there, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie, Sal's delivery boy, manages to always be at the center of the action.
1989: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (Danny Aiello), Original Screenplay
1989: Golden Globes: 4 Nominations, including Best Picture & Best Supp. Actor (Aiello)
1989: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1989: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Cinematography. 3 Nominations
1989: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: 4 Awards incl., Best Film. 5 Nominations
1989: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Danny Aiello)
1989: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Picture, Director & Sup. Actor (Aiello)
1989: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
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