"Shaft" quotes

Shaft poster
New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence will get him acquitted -- especially since he's paid a drug kingpin to kill the witness.

Director: John Singleton
Writer: Ernest Tidyman, John Singleton, Shane Salerno
Production: N/A
Year: 2000
MetaScore: 50/100
ImdbRating: 6.0
BoxOffice: $70,334,258
Released: 16 Jun 2000
Awards: 1 win & 13 nominations

37 Clips

Yo Shaft you got a call Guy says it's urgent - Shaft 00:11 Yo Shaft you got a call Guy says it's urgent Come on you Billy Bob motherfucker Open the goddamn door - Shaft 00:05 Come on you Billy Bob motherfucker Open the goddamn door Good shot Peoples Hernandez come on down - Shaft 00:05 Good shot Peoples Hernandez come on down How you doing Richie Rich - Shaft 00:08 How you doing Richie Rich He's got his drawers stuffed with jewelry and he asks me - Shaft 00:49 He's got his drawers stuffed with jewelry and he asks me When I say me - Shaft 01:08 When I say me I need someone located - Shaft 00:39 I need someone located In this neighborhood I am the motherfucking king snake - Shaft 00:53 In this neighborhood I am the motherfucking king snake You got a boat - Shaft 00:54 You got a boat How'd I sound How'd you sound - Shaft 00:24 How'd I sound How'd you sound How about you pick a color black or blue - Shaft 00:15 How about you pick a color black or blue I have no money I hear you I hear you I hear you - Shaft 00:51 I have no money I hear you I hear you I hear you Hey Hey goddamn it Hey Come here Come here - Shaft 00:11 Hey Hey goddamn it Hey Come here Come here April Fool motherfucker - Shaft 00:08 April Fool motherfucker Anybody looking to maintain their employment with the N Y P D - Shaft 00:11 Anybody looking to maintain their employment with the N Y P... I'm gonna put so many lawyers on your ass - Shaft 00:11 I'm gonna put so many lawyers on your ass This is Detective Vasquez She's - Shaft 00:14 This is Detective Vasquez She's Now I see you somewhere I think you don't belong - Shaft 00:14 Now I see you somewhere I think you don't belong Why you flinch - Shaft 00:06 Why you flinch It's Giuliani time - Shaft 00:04 It's Giuliani time I know cats that'd take out a whole zip code for that kind of cheese - Shaft 00:05 I know cats that'd take out a whole zip code for that kind... You're too hot man You gotta step off a bit - Shaft 00:06 You're too hot man You gotta step off a bit My name is Peoples - Shaft 00:14 My name is Peoples It's a zoo in here And if I'm working how can I see anything - Shaft 00:05 It's a zoo in here And if I'm working how can I see anything I'm gonna fuck you up for making me run - Shaft 00:08 I'm gonna fuck you up for making me run Man this is some repugnant shit - Shaft 00:08 Man this is some repugnant shit You dressing down to blend in or something - Shaft 00:11 You dressing down to blend in or something Who lost your rap sheet for you You - Shaft 00:17 Who lost your rap sheet for you You Homeboy's got rhythm What - Shaft 00:51 Homeboy's got rhythm What Yo Luger what's up with the cornbread - Shaft 00:30 Yo Luger what's up with the cornbread Do you know who my father is No Do you - Shaft 00:11 Do you know who my father is No Do you Oh pure Notorious P I G - Shaft 00:09 Oh pure Notorious P I G You play golf - Shaft 00:20 You play golf This is Egyptian cotton motherfuck - Shaft 00:19 This is Egyptian cotton motherfuck It's my duty to please that booty - Shaft 00:14 It's my duty to please that booty You got a boat - Shaft 00:31 You got a boat So this is what I propose - Shaft 00:23 So this is what I propose

Cast

John Shaft - Samuel L. Jackson
Carmen Vasquez - Vanessa Williams
Peoples Hernandez - Jeffrey Wright
Walter Wade, Jr. - Christian Bale
Rasaan - Busta Rhymes
Jack Roselli - Dan Hedaya
Diane Palmieri - Toni Collette
Uncle John Shaft - Richard Roundtree
Jimmy Groves - Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Curt Fleming - Josef Sommer
Carla Howard - Lynne Thigpen
Walter Wade, Sr. - Philip Bosco
Hon. Dennis Bradford - Pat Hingle
Luger - Lee Tergesen
Lt. Kearney - Daniel von Bargen
Alice - Sonja Sohn
Lt. Cromartie - Peter McRobbie
Harrison Loeb - Zach Grenier
Frank Palmieri - Richard Cocchiaro
Mike Palmieri - Ron Castellano
Big Raymond - Freddie Ricks
Bonehead - Sixto Ramos
Tattoo - Andre Royo
Dominican - Richard Barboza
Trey Howard - Mekhi Phifer
Cornbread - Gano Grills
Uniform Sergeant - Philip Rudolph
Mrs. Ann Palmieri - Angela Pietropinto
Assistant D.A. Hector Torres - Joe Quintero
Terry - Lanette Ware
D.A. Andrew Nicoli - Mark Zeisler
Golem - Capital Jay
Malik - Bonz Malone
Malik's Crew - Henry G. Thomas
Malik's Crew - Brian Oswald Talbot
Malik's Crew - Preston Thomas
Malik's Crew - Marshall T. Broughton
Aunt Toni DeCarlo - Ann Ducati
News Anchor - Lisa Cooley
Trey's Friend - Elizabeth Banks
Trey's Friend - Scott Lucy
Walter's Friend - Chris Orr
Walter's Friend - Christopher Orr
Walter's Friend - Evan Farmer
Walter's Friend - Will Chase
Walter's Friend - Jeff Branson
Desk Sergeant - Jerome Preston Bates
Uniform Cop in Metronome - John Elsen
Abused Woman - Nadine Mozon
Pistolero - Louie Leonardo
Pistolero - Tony Rhune
Pistolero - Fidel Vicioso
Young Blood - Myron Primes
Young Blood - Universal
Fighting Boy - Travis Brandon Rosa
Fighting Boy - Matthew Wallace
Fat Man - Luis Torres
Construction Worker - John Wojda
Bystander at Metronome - Ahmed Al-Khan
Bystander at Metronome - Amer Al-Khan
Bystander at Metronome - Rashid Feleyfel
Lenox Lounge Patron - Gordon Parks
Uncle John Shaft's Girlfriend - Joan Baker
Arresting Officer - William H. Burns
Bystander at Metronome - Nicholas J. Coleman
Girlfriend - Johanna Estevez
Bystander at Metronome - Todd Fredericks
Police Officer - Carson Grant
Walter Wade's Housekeeper - Mary Ann Hannon
Mr. P - Isaac Hayes
Plane Door Opener - Doug Hutchison
Police Officer - Deirdre Lovejoy
Dominican #5 - Carl Low
Paramedic - John E. Mack
Desk & Cell Officer - Riley G. Matthews Jr.
Peoples Crew - Thomas Mejia
Waitress - Mercedes Mercado
Young Man - Dorian Missick
Club Kid - Kevin O'Donnell
Detective - Nik Pjeternikaj
Bystander at Metronome - Robert Resto
Sgt. Council - Gloria Reuben
Lenox Lounge Patron - Dawn Robinson
Lenox Lounge Patron - Christina Rouner
Protester - Mustafa Shakir
Neighbor - Akilah Shedrick
Sexy Girl - Cue Shepherd
Bored Cop with Tea Cup - John Singleton
Mickey Hunt - Peter Stickles
Pistolero - Al Thompson
Fatman - Lou Torres
TV Anchor - Marc Yarrish