Jungle Fever1991

Jungle Fever

Released on June 07 of 1991 in the USA, "Jungle Fever" is a Drama/Romance film directed and written by Spike Lee , starring Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee and Samuel L. Jackson.

Directed by:
Spike Lee
Written by:
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
Monty Ross
Line producer:
Jon Kilik


Before the opening credits begin, a dedication to Yusuf Hawkins is shown, who was killed on August 23, 1989, in Bensonhurst, New York, by neighborhood folk who believed the youth was involved with a white girl in the neighborhood, though he was actually in the neighborhood to inquire about a used car for sale in the area.

Flipper Purify (Wesley Snipes) is a successful, married black American man who works at an architectural firm in New York City. One day, an Italian-American woman named Angela [...]



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Who is the director of "Jungle Fever"?

Spike Lee is an American director, producer, actor, screenwriter, and writer.

Spike Lee has directed movies such as "Clockers", released in 1995, "Girl 6" (1996), "Red Hook Summer" (2012), "Get on the Bus" (1996), "Crooklyn" (1994), and "Inside Man" (2006).

Spike Lee and Wesley Snipes have worked together on "Mo' Better Blues", released in 1990 as Shadow Henderson (Sax).


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What was the release date of "Jungle Fever"?

"Jungle Fever" was first released on Wednesday, June 05, 1991, in France.

Release date in the United States:
  • Friday, June 07, 1991

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