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Shaft (2000)
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DVD 012 720
Title:
Shaft
Originally produced:
2000
Format:
DVD
Summary:
To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put the bad guy behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords Shaft's out to make crime pay up.
Credits:
Paramount Pictures ; a Scott Rudin/New Deal production ; screenplay by John Singleton, Richard Price and Shane Salerno ; produced by Scott Rudin and John Singleton ; directed by John Singleton.
Edition:
Widescreen ed.
Publication:
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, c2000.
Languages:
In English or French with English subititles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (99 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
New Deal Productions
Director(s):
Singleton, John
Screenwriter(s):
Singleton, John
Salerno, Shane
Producer(s):
Rudin, Scott
Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa L. Williams, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Busta Rhymes, Dan Hedaya, Toni Collette, Richard Roundtree.
Production:
Cinematography, Donald E. Thorin ; editors, John Bloom, Antonia Van Drimmelen ; costume designer, Ruth Carter ; production designer, Patrizia von Brandenstein ; music, David Arnold.
Notes:
Released in 2000 as a sequel to the 1971 motion picture; sometimes has title: Shaft returns.
Based on the novel "Shaft" by Ernest Tidyman.
Special features: exclusive cast and crew interviews ; featurette: "Shaft: still the man" ; Making of featurette ; music video: "Theme from Shaft" by Isaac Hayes ; music video: "Bad man" by R. Kelly ; scene selection.
Subjects:
Tidyman, Ernest Film adaptations.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Shaft, John (Fictitious character) Drama.
Private investigators Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Blaxploitation films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Crime films.
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Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Shaft
Director: Singleton, John
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Production studio: New Deal Productions
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action