• Jungle Fever (2002)

Jungle Fever

Release Date: December 8th, 2002

DVD Release Date: December 15th, 1998

R |2 hr 12 min

Plot Summary

A married black lawyer named Flipper (Wesley Snipes) begins an affair with Angie (Annabella Sciorra), his white secretary. When the news is leaked through an acquaintance, Flipper's wife (Lonette McKee) kicks him out of the house. Flipper decides to begin courting his mistress, only to be greeted by disapproval from friends, family and even strangers. The relationship continues to be strained in a society not ready to accept it, and people are hurt during its inception.

Cast: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Ossie Davis, Spike Lee, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson, Lonette McKee, John Turturro

Director: Spike Lee

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks

Keywords: Wife, Office, Family, Temptation, Mother, Passionate, 1990s, New York City, Forbidden love