Do the Right Thing

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.

Grosses

Domestic (73.9%)
$27,545,445
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$3,563,535
353 theaters
Release DateJun 30, 1989
Running Time2 hr
GenresComedy Drama
In Release185 days/26 weeks
Widest Release534 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 30-Jul 28$3,563,535-353-$10,095$3,563,5351
Jul 7-99$2,916,960-18.1%361+8$8,080$8,848,0452
Jul 14-1610$3,017,880+3.5%498+137$6,060$13,447,1063
Jul 21-2312$2,090,610-30.7%534+36$3,915$16,905,5414
Jul 28-3013$1,514,265-27.6%471-63$3,215$19,418,3065
Aug 4-615$1,064,650-29.7%398-73$2,675$21,203,8916