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Shaft (2000)

R
99 min | 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.
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Writers
Ernest Tidyman (novel "Shaft") | John Singleton (story) (screenplay) | Shane Salerno (story) (screenplay) | Richard Price (screenplay)
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$ 46,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 21,714,757
Gross (USA)
$ 70,334,258
Gross (World)
$ 107,196,498
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Release date
Jun 16, 2000 (United States)

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Diane Palmieri Diane Palmieri   See fewer
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