Crooked cops on the take, small-time drug lords, sleazy informers, and sadistic kids ready to kill - for police detective John Shaft, it's just another night in the underbelly of New York City.
MPAA rating: R; for language and strong violence.
Paramount Pictures presents a Scott Rudin/New Deal production ; produced by Scott Rudin and John Singleton ; screenplay by John Singleton, Richard Price and Shane Salerno ; directed by John Singleton.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features: Reflections on Shaft ; "Shaft: still the man"; Isaac Hayes music video "Theme from Shaft"; R. Kelly music video "Bad man".
Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa L. Williams, Toni Collette, Christian Bale, Jeffrey Wright.
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby digital 2.0.
English or French dialogue; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).