Shaft

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Shaft (2000)

R 99 min - Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller - 15 June 2000
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New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence will get him acquitted -- especially since he's paid a drug kingpin to kill the witness.

Director:  John Singleton

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Storyline

New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence will get him acquitted -- especially since he's paid a drug kingpin to kill the witness.


Collections: John Singleton

Tagline: Still the man, any questions?

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Country:   Germany United States of America
Language:  English, Spanish, German
Release Date:  15 June 2000

Box Office

Budget:  $46,000,000
Revenue:  $107,196,498

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 39 min

New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.

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