Shaft

Synopsis: New York Police Detective John Shaft is the lead detective on a sensitive case, a young black man is severely beaten. The man's companions tell Shaft that their friend humiliated the one who was sprouting racial slurs at him. Shaft confronts him and he says he's Walter Wade Jr. , the son of a wealthy man. Shaft finds that he has the id of a woman who's a waitress at the bar where Wade and the guy who was attacked were. When Wade continues to hurl racist comments, Shaft smacks him. Shaft later learns because of his actions Wade was granted bail and fled. Two years later, Wade returns and Shaft arrests him. At his hearing when the judge grants him bail, that's when Shaft throws his badge at the judge. He then sets out to get Wade by finding the waitress. Wade in the meantime asks a drug dealer named Peoples Hernandez to find the waitress and make sure she doesn't talk.
Director(s): John Singleton
Production: Paramount Pictures
  1 win & 13 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.9
Metacritic:
50
Rotten Tomatoes:
68%
R
Year:
2000
99 min
$70,334,258
Website
295 Views

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- What dld trey do?

- Nothlng.

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He trled to ignore the guy,

but the bastard wouldn't let up.

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No 40's, no chronlc.

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And no indo. All rlght?

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Hey, dog. Is you deaf?

Holler back!

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What an asshole!

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You got that, tupac?

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- And then what happened?

- Trey turned the tables on hlm.

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What are you dolng?

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He took a white napkin and a knife,

and he poked holes in it.

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Then he walked over to the guy.

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I thlnk you dropped thls.

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And he dropped it on his head.

Bull's eye.

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Everybody laughed.

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I guess that little prick was pissed.

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He was embarrassed that

all his friends laughed at him.

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Thank you. You can go

and check on your frlend now.

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Tell me he is not

the prlmary on thls.

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It's hls catch, lou.

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Walter wade, jr.

You blg walter wade's son?

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- Yes, i am.

- The real estate developer?

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Daddy's a blg man, huh?

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Blg man.

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The waltress.

She saw it, huh?

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What dld you do, motherf*cker?

Threaten her?

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She had to go to the john.

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Richard Price (23 February 1723 – 19 April 1791) was a British moral philosopher, nonconformist preacher and mathematician. He was also a political pamphleteer, active in radical, republican, and liberal causes such as the American Revolution. He was well-connected and fostered communication between a large number of people, including several of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Price spent most of his adult life as minister of Newington Green Unitarian Church, on the outskirts of London. He also wrote on issues of demography and finance, and was a Fellow of the Royal Society. more…

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