R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
Samuel L. Jackson and John Singleton had numerous disagreements with co-Writer Richard Price and Producer Scott Rudin over lines in the script that they found racially and sexually offensive. One scene to which Jackson objected, featured Shaft tossing a candy bar at a sexual partner when she wants him ... ...
How you doing, Richie Rich? Remember me?
After the first arrest of the drug dealers, the camera and its crew are reflected in the mirror on the far side of the booking area in the police station.
English, German, Spanish
$21,714,757 (USA) (18 June 2000)
$70,334,258 (USA) (22 October 2000)
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