Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson
Spike Lee (Screenplay), Spike Lee (Director)
Release: Jun. 14th, 1989
Runtime: 2 hours
Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise.
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i gave myself a chance to watch the remake, well what a drag, the special effects were good, but my god let me start with what i saw:
1- beginning of the movie, no atmosphere, so cheesy, no art to th...
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By the time this film reaches its climax, most viewers should be well aware that they have seen a complex film about a complex subject, and I, for one, do not find it racist at all, from any of the possible "racist" angles.
Spike Lee probably gets the most screen time as he acts within his own film and the title could refer to many things, but most likely its the action Lees character Mookie takes at the films climax.