Soul-Crushing Movie Deaths That Gave You Trust Issues

Radio Raheem, Do the Right Thing

The death of Radio Raheem is the prediction of a full-on race war in Spike Lee's 1989 comedy-drama. Named after the radio he carries, Radio Raheem is wrongfully killed by the police after a fight breaks out in a local pizza place that was owned by a racist man. This topical film captures the plight of the young black man in urban communities perfectly. 


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The More You Know

  • Walt Disney refused to allow Alfred Hitchcock to film at Disneyland in the early 1960s because he had made “that disgusting movie Psycho.”
  • Paul Schrader wrote Taxi Driver in five days. It is rumoured he had a loaded gun by his desk for “inspiration and motivation”.
  • For Dr. Strangelove, Peter Sellers was paid $1 million, 55 percent of the film’s budget.
  • Gone With the Wind’s fire scene is old sets being burned.
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