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Do the Right Thing

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    92
    from 3 reviewers
  • Do the Right Thing
    1989
    120 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Spike Lee

    Actors: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

    Plot: 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.

    Disc Release Date: 2 February 2021

    • Video
      93
    • Audio
      92
    • Extra
      94
    • Movie
      94

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • .The picture quality is terrific. The 2160p resolution brings about a drastic improvement over the studio's older Blu-ray. Here, the picture is perfectly filmic and holds to a steady, natural grain structure...

    • Audio
      100
    • Universal does right by Do the Right Thing and its new DTS:X soundtrack. The presentation is sterling, just like the new picture quality. It's quite loud, sometimes frenetic, but always in expert balance....

    • Extra
      100
    • Universal's UHD release of Do the Right Thing includes all of the extras from the 2009 disc. A new intro is included and the returning content is excellent and it's all present on the UHD disc proper....

    • Movie
      90
    • Universal has released Director Spike Lee's acclaimed 1989 film 'Do the Right Thing' to the UHD format. New specifications include 2160p/HDR video and a DTS:X soundtrack. The UHD disc carries over the...

    • Total
      100
    • Do the Right Thing really hasn't dated a day since 1989, at least where it counts. The film is terrific -- narratively, thematically, technically -- and Universal's new UHD is the best, and really only,...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      90
    • And here we are again faced with another 4K UHD Blu-ray release that puts fans in the quandary of feeling the need to make another purchase after the Criterion Collection issued an impressive release less...

    • Audio
      90
    • A native 4K transfer isn't the only improvement this disc has to offer - fans also get an impressively immersive DTS:X audio mix. While this track doesn't fundamentally alter the mix to account for the...

    • Extra
      100
    • If you were on the fence at all about this new 4K release or picking up the Criterion edition - if you had to pick only one, this disc offers most of (and best of) the bonus features found with the Criterion...

    • Movie
      100
    • From my review of the 2019 Criterion Blu-ray Release:"It's going to be a hot one in New York with temperatures in the scorching 100s. In Brooklyn's small Bed-Stuy neighborhood, things are going to get...

    • Total
      90
    • I love Do The Right Thing. I feel it's Spike Lee's best film - in a long career of great material. This along with Boyz In the Hood are a cultural one-two punch that should be experienced. Especially by...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • Hands down, this is the best Do the Right Thing has looked on home video. Kudos to Universal for giving this the treatment it deserves...

    • Audio
      88
    • This is done to very good effect, correlating with the onscreen events quite nicely as the most minute audio cues are fully realized. I appreciated the fact that the sound designers didn't go overboard...

    • Extra
      90
    • Disc 1: Do the Right Thing Ultra HD Blu-rayDisc 2: Do the Right Thing Blu-ray• New Introduction by Director Spike Lee• DO THE RIGHT THING: 20 Years Later - Retrospective documentary with the cast and crew•...

    • Movie
      100
    • 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,...

    • Total
      93
    • It’s making its debut on Ultra HD Blu-ray in this Combo Pack from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment that features beautifully restored Ultra HD video, a complimentary DTS:X immersive sound mix, and...