Do the Right Thing
Do the Right Thing
Directed By Spike Lee
Written By Spike Lee
Cast Spike Lee, Rosie Perez, Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Bill Nunn
Produced By Spike Lee
Film Editing By Barry Alexander Brown
Cinematography By Ernest Dickerson
Music By Bill Lee

40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks


United States


English, Italian, Spanish

Release Date

June 30, 1989


120 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Universal Pictures

Budget $6,000,000
Gross $37,295,445



  • Spike Lee as Mookie
  • Danny Aiello as Sal
  • Ossie Davis as Da Mayor
  • Ruby Dee as Mother Sister
  • Steve Park as Sonny
  • Bill Nunn as Radio Raheem
  • Richard Edson as Vito
  • Giancarlo Esposito as Buggin' Out
  • John Turturro as Pino
  • Rosie Perez as Tina
  • Martin Lawrence as Cee
  • Paul Benjamin as ML
  • Frankie Faison as Coconut Sid
  • Robin Harris as Sweet Dick Willie
  • Miguel Sandoval as Officer Mark Ponte
  • Rick Aiello as Officer Gary Long
  • Joie Lee as Jade
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Mister Senor Love Daddy
  • Roger Guenveur Smith as Smiley
  • Steve White as Ahmad
  • Leonard L. Thomas as Punchy
  • Christa Rivers as Ella
  • Luis Antonio Ramos as Stevie
  • John Savage as Clifton
  • Frank Vincent as Charlie
  • Richard Parnell Habersham as Eddie
  • Ginny Yang as Kim
  • Nicholas Turturro