- Original title
- Shaft Returns
- Shaft Returns
- Running time
- 98 min.
- United States
Richard Price, John Singleton, Shane Salerno (Novel: Ernest Tidyman)
Donald E. Thorin
Samuel L. Jackson,
Paramount Pictures / New Deal Productions / MFP / Scott Rudin Productions
Action. Thriller | Remake
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- Synopsis / Plot
- When spoiled college kid Walter Wade (Christian Bale) kills a young black student, John Shaft (Jackson) makes the arrest. Walter skips bail and flees the country, and after two years of waiting, Shaft hauls him back into custody as Walter secretly returns to the States. But when Walter's wealthy father posts bail once again, Walter is back out on the streets and looking to put Shaft in a body bag. So are two of Shaft's corrupt colleagues, Jack Roselli and Jimmy Grovitch (Dan Hedaya and Ruben Santiago-Hudson), as welt as a Dominican drug lord, Peoples Hernandez (Jeffrey Wright) who wants revenge on Shaft for humiliating him in the neighborhood he rules.
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