Who delivers ten times out of ten? Samuel L. Jackson is Shaft, the man and the movie. With his uncle John Shaft (Richard Roundtree, reprising his original role) as his mentor, it's no surprise that today's Shaft is the coolest dude and the hottest action around. To stop a racist killer (Christian Bale), Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness (Toni Collette) that can put the perpetrator behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Armed with attitude and up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords, he's out to make crime pay up! John Singleton ("Boys 'n' the Hood") directs this gritty action-packed thriller.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: With a charismatic lead, this new Shaft knows how to push the right buttons.
Update of '70s classic has lots of violence and cursing.
Cast & Crew
- Paramount Pictures
- Action & Adventure
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- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
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- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.