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.
United States of America
Danny Aiello (Sal), Ossie Davis (Da Mayor), Ruby Dee (Mother Sister), Richard Edson (Vito), Giancarlo Esposito (Buggin Out), Spike Lee (Mookie), Bill Nunn (Radio Raheem) more..., 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), Rosie Perez (Tina), Roger Guenveur Smith (Smiley), Steve White (Ahmad), Martin Lawrence (Cee), Leonard L. Thomas (Punchy), Christa Rivers (Ella), Frank Vincent (Charlie), Luis Antonio Ramos (Stevie), Richard Habersham (Eddie), Gwen McGee (Louise), Steve Park (Sonny), Ginny Yang (Kim), Sherwin Park (Korean Child), Shawn Elliott (Puerto Rican Icee Man), Diva Osorio (Rosa), Chris Delaney (Stevie's Friends), Angel Ramirez Jr. (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), Yatte Brown (Double Dutch Girl), Mecca Brunson (Double Dutch Girl) and others.
Spike Lee (Screenplay), Spike Lee (Producer), Bill Lee (Original Music Composer), Ernest R. Dickerson (Director of Photography), Barry Alexander Brown (Editor), Robi Reed (Casting), Wynn Thomas (Production Design) more..., Steve Rosse (Set Decoration), Ruth E. Carter (Costume Design), Matiki Anoff (Makeup Artist), Larry M. Cherry (Hairstylist), Skip Lievsay (Sound Designer), Tony Martinez (Sound Editor), Steven Kirshoff (Special Effects), Eddie Smith (Stunt Coordinator), Andy Duppin (Stunts), Tom Fleischman (Sound Re-Recording Mixer),
40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, Universal Pictures
Mookie meets Radio Raheem who is on his way to get a slice. Raheem tells the story of right and left hand, the tale of good and evil.
Mookie does the Do the Right Thing monologue.