Bet You Didn’t Know: Secrets Behind the Making of “Jungle Fever”

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What’s with that Last Scene?

Every single time I watch Jungle Fever? I’m always perplexed by that final scene. You know where a crackhead approaches Flipper (Wesley Snipes) and offers him fellatio in exchange for $2. It always seemed like such a deviation from the main plot and such a weird way to end this movie about race. But Spike always wants you to think. In that same NYT article, this is what he had to say about that final scene:

“Which is more important,” the director asked, “whether a black man should love a white woman, or what drugs are doing to the black community?”

Aaaah, I get it now!

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