Do the Right Thing


Friday 18 February

Ticket price

General admission

$35 Non-member adult

Members gets 10% off

Lawn Lounge

General admission + $17 per person

Members get 10% off

Gold Grass

General admission + $28 per person

Members get 10% off

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It's a hot morning in Brooklyn, and the sounds of Mister SeƱor Love Daddy's radio show crackle over the block as Mookie (writer/director Spike Lee) braces himself for a day of pizza deliveries. As the day sweats on, tensions over respect, racial inequality, friendship, family, and neighbourhood nuances bubble to the surface until they're unavoidable. But there's more to it all than just good and evil. The Spike Lee Joint that set the bar for music, style and substance in cinema, 'Do The Right Thing' is a story as urgent and necessary today as it was thirty years ago. And that's the truth, Ruth.

Stars: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

Director: Spike Lee

Year: 1989

Running time: 2hr

Genre: Comedy/Drama

Film classification: R - Medium level coarse language

About Zoo Summer Cinema

You're invited to Zoo Summer Cinema, a new outdoor moviegoing experience in the lush surrounds of Melbourne Zoo. Classic favourites, cult hits, premiere events and new releases are projected against the night sky.

Spend a summer evening at the Zoo visiting the animals before you find a spot on the lawns, or upgrade to the exclusive Lawn Lounge or premium Gold Grass sections. Take in the sounds of local DJs before the main attraction, and pay a visit to the food precinct for dinner and a drink.

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Zoo Summer Cinema supports Melbourne Zoo's Marine Response Unit and its work to rescue injured marine wildlife in Victoria's waters.

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