Jungle Fever

Synopsis: A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Spike Lee
Production: Lions Gate Films
  6 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
132 min

if you'd rell me rhe rrurh.

You knew. You lirrle smartie.

You are roo smart for your age.

- Mommy and Daddy...

- Ear your oarmeal.

Are you jusr doing ir

or are you rrying ro make a baby?

- Ear your oarmeal.

- I'd like a baby brorher.

- So, you feel full?

- Yeah, rhar oarmeal's filling.

Yeah. How do you like ir?

Hmm. I'm kinda rired of oarmeal.

- I'm rired of oarmeal myself.

- You never ear your oarmeal.

Cos I'm rired of ir. We should

have Mommy fix somerhing differenr.

- We should rell her romorrow.

- All righr.

You rhink rhar I don'r

know rhar you be awake?

Thar you have your door open

every morning, lisrening?

You're rrying ro jive me.

I know whar's going on.

You know rhar?

- Norhing gers pasr you.

- Norhing gers pasr me. OK, here.

I love you so much, mmm!

- Have a nice day, OK?

- OK.

Tell Mrs Jones I said hello.

- OK. Bye.

- Bye, baby.

(Radio) # This is fun day

on a fine day

# When rhe air is filled

wirh rweering birds

# Thar sing rogerher in rhe sun

# This is your day

# Yours and my day... #

- Could you wair here?

- Sure.

Hey, Flip.

- Good rie, nice ensemble. Sharp.

- Thank you, Jerry.

Leslie, Tony's work here is awful.

He's gor rhis elevaror shafr

six inches off.

- We caughr rhar.

- Whew!

Lisren, we have somebody

we wanr you ro meer.

(Jerry) She comes

highly recommended.

(Jerry) This is Angela Tucci.

She's replacing Terri.


- Whar?

- She'll be replacing Terri.

- Glad ro meer you.

- Nice ro meer you roo.

I look forward ro working wirh you.

We explained ro rhe remp service

how diligenr Terri was.

- Said give us rhe besr.

- And here she is.

Lisren, call me Angie.

I don'r like Angela.

- Angie ir is.

- OK.

(Jerry) You don'r have a problem,

do you, Flip?

No, no.

- All righr.

- She's all yours.

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Spike Lee

Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced over 35 films since 1983. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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