Do the Right Thing 1989

Spike Lee

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.

Runtime: 2 hours




  • Nicholas Turturro Extra (uncredited)
  • John Michael Quinn Policeman (uncredited)
  • Danny Aiello Salvatore 'Sal' Fragione
  • Ossie Davis Da Mayor
  • Ruby Dee Mother Sister
  • Richard Edson Vito
  • Giancarlo Esposito Buggin' Out
  • Spike Lee Mookie
  • Bill Nunn Radio Raheem
  • John Turturro Pino
  • Paul Benjamin ML
  • Frankie Faison Coconut Sid
  • Robin Harris Sweet Dick Willie
  • Joie Lee Jade
  • Miguel Sandoval Officer Ponte
  • Rick Aiello Officer Long
  • John Savage Clifton
  • Samuel L. Jackson Mister Señor Love Daddy (as Sam Jackson)
  • Rosie Perez Tina
  • Roger Guenveur Smith Smiley
  • Steve White Ahmad
  • Martin Lawrence Cee
  • Leonard L. Thomas Punchy (as Leonard Thomas)
  • Christa Rivers Ella
  • Frank Vincent Charlie
  • Luis Antonio Ramos Stevie (as Luis Ramos)
  • Richard Habersham Eddie
  • Gwen McGee Louise
  • Steve Park Sonny
  • Ginny Yang Kim
  • Sherwin Park Korean Child
  • Shawn Elliott Puerto Rican Icee Man
  • Diva Osorio Carmen
  • Chris Delaney Stevie's Friends
  • Ángel Ramírez Stevie's Friends
  • Sixto Ramos Stevie's Friends
  • Nelson Vasquez Stevie's Friends
  • Travell Lee Toulson Hector
  • Joel Nagle Sergeant
  • David E. Weinberg Plainclothes Detective
  • Yattee Brown Double Dutch Girl
  • Mecca Brunson Double Dutch Girl
  • Shawn Stainback Double Dutch Girl
  • Soquana Wallace Double Dutch Girl
  • Erik Dellums Customer in Pizzeria (uncredited)
  • Leland Hardy Riot Starter (uncredited)
  • Garry Pastore P.O. Bonamo (uncredited)


  • Spike Lee


  • Monty Ross
  • Spike Lee
  • Jon Kilik