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
2,474 Views


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03:06,240 -- 00:03:07,912

Hey, what's up?

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03:21,120 -- 00:03:24,795

Looks ilke the kld

got clocked wlth that.

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03:25,000 -- 00:03:29,596

- Is he golng to make it?

- Got hls head stove in pretty good.

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03:29,800 -- 00:03:31,756

- Witnesses?

- No.

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03:33,880 -- 00:03:36,952

- Dld he come from in there?

- He's dressed ilke it.

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03:37,160 -- 00:03:40,994

- Dld you let anybody leave?

- I know the job.

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03:41,200 -- 00:03:43,395

I'm just dolng mlne.

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03:45,680 -- 00:03:47,636

Excuse me.

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03:58,920 -- 00:04:03,471

Was there anythlng pecullar,

any commotion? Dld you see...

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just call her and say

what i told you to say.

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04:24,840 -- 00:04:26,592

Hang up the phone.

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04:26,800 -- 00:04:31,032

Don't worry about my father, worry

about me. I'm not golng to argue...

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04:35,400 -- 00:04:38,949

- what?

- How dld you get that blood on you?

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04:39,440 -- 00:04:41,192

What blood?

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04:41,400 -- 00:04:46,428

I'll ask you agaln. If you glve me

attltude, i'll drag you out by your halr.

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04:46,640 -- 00:04:50,235

How dld you get

that blood on yourself?

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04:52,280 -- 00:04:54,271

It was ilke...

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04:55,480 -- 00:04:57,436

he started it...

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04:59,240 -- 00:05:01,196

...and i flnlshed it.

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05:06,320 -- 00:05:10,279

Look, i was razzln' the guy.

He couldn't take a joke.

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05:10,480 -- 00:05:13,552

So you cracked hls head open.

I can dlg it.

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05:13,760 -- 00:05:17,912

He left all plssed off.

I followed hlm out to apologlse.

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05:18,120 -- 00:05:21,715

Next thlng i know,

he's comlng at me wlth a sllver bat.

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05:21,920 -- 00:05:23,751

I was defendlng myself.

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05:23,960 -- 00:05:26,076

Anybody see?

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05:26,280 -- 00:05:28,589

No, offlcer.

It was just me and hlm.

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05:28,800 -- 00:05:32,952

- Do you know who my father is?

- No. Do you?

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05:34,520 -- 00:05:37,671

- Take hlm out.

- Let's go.

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05:42,920 -- 00:05:44,911

What's your name?

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05:46,040 -- 00:05:49,112

- Dlane palmlerl.

- What dld you see?

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05:50,520 -- 00:05:51,794

Nothlng.

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05:52,000 -- 00:05:56,278

- So why dld you polnt that guy out?

- I dldn't.

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05:58,720 -- 00:06:00,995

- What's that?

- What?

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06:07,240 -- 00:06:11,597

- What dld you see, dlane?

- Nothlng. I swear.

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06:13,640 -- 00:06:16,871

It's a zoo in here.

How can i see anythlng?

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06:17,080 -- 00:06:21,392

Detective, we have a potentlal wltness

you should see.

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06:21,600 -- 00:06:25,354

I'll be back in a mlnute.

Keep her company, okay?

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06:27,320 -- 00:06:31,074

That raclst bastard!

That's the one that dld it.

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06:31,280 -- 00:06:34,511

- How do you know? Dld you see it?

- No.

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06:34,720 -- 00:06:39,748

He was slttlng over there. He hassled

trey from the mlnute we walked in.

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06:39,960 -- 00:06:42,758

Rlght thls way.

Thls table over here.

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06:49,080 -- 00:06:50,559

Yo!

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06:50,760 -- 00:06:53,638

Excuse me, slr. Yo!

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06:53,840 -- 00:06:57,116

- What's up, man?

- They don't serve malt ilquor here.

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06:59,200 -- 00:07:02,351

No malt ilquor, all rlght?

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07:02,560 -- 00:07:07,588

- No... all rlght? All rlght?

- What the hell is your problem?

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07:07,800 -- 00:07:12,032

- Let's go. I want to go.

- No, we're flne. We're flne.

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07:12,240 -- 00:07:14,708

Don't even worry about it.

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07:15,240 -- 00:07:17,879

Have a seat over here.

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07:20,520 -- 00:07:23,114

- What dld trey do?

- Nothlng.

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07:23,320 -- 00:07:26,869

He trled to ignore the guy,

but the bastard wouldn't let up.

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07:27,080 -- 00:07:30,072

No 40's, no chronlc.

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07:32,120 -- 00:07:34,918

And no indo. All rlght?

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07:35,120 -- 00:07:39,750

Hey, dog. Is you deaf?

Holler back!

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07:39,960 -- 00:07:42,349

What an a**hole!

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07:42,560 -- 00:07:44,516

You got that, tupac?

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07:44,720 -- 00:07:47,996

- And then what happened?

- Trey turned the tables on hlm.

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07:48,200 -- 00:07:49,713

What are you dolng?

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07:49,920 -- 00:07:54,072

He took a white napkin and a knife,

and he poked holes in it.

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07:54,280 -- 00:07:56,271

Then he walked over to the guy.

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07:56,480 -- 00:07:58,198

I thlnk you dropped thls.

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07:58,400 -- 00:08:01,676

And he dropped it on his head.

Bull's eye.

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08:03,160 -- 00:08:06,197

Everybody laughed.

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08:06,680 -- 00:08:09,240

I guess that little prick was pissed.

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08:10,520 -- 00:08:14,877

He was embarrassed that

all his friends laughed at him.

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08:17,600 -- 00:08:21,195

Thank you. You can go

and check on your frlend now.

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08:30,160 -- 00:08:33,038

Tell me he is not

the prlmary on thls.

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08:33,240 -- 00:08:35,071

It's hls catch, lou.

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08:35,280 -- 00:08:38,431

Walter wade, jr.

You blg walter wade's son?

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08:38,640 -- 00:08:41,518

- Yes, i am.

- The real estate developer?

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08:43,200 -- 00:08:45,919

Daddy's a blg man, huh?

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08:46,120 -- 00:08:47,872

Blg man.

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08:54,200 -- 00:08:57,397

The waltress.

She saw it, huh?

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08:58,240 -- 00:09:01,710

What dld you do, motherf***er?

Threaten her?

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09:08,600 -- 00:09:11,319

She had to go to the john.

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Richard Price

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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