Shaft

Audio problem: While rescuing the witness from her safe house near the end of the film, Shaft and the witness run across the street to Shaft's waiting car. They comes under a barrage of gun fire from the driver of People's car. The shot shows his gun breech is empty and the actor is just pulling the trigger while the effects sound like he is firing.

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Factual error: In the scene where Shaft has chased the guy running from the drug bust and caught him in the hall with an empty gun you can plainly see the slide is locked back on the bad guy's pistol (indicating an empty magazine). When Shaft steps out to arrest him (before the bad guy jumps out of the window into the other building) you can clearly hear the 2 clicks of a firearm hammer falling on an empty chamber. With the slide locked back, the hammer is locked back also...it would never make any clicks.

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Peoples Hernandez: You're not a cop anymore.
John Shaft: Do you think that makes me less dangerous, or more dangerous?

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Trivia: In the scene where Shaft first calls Rasaan reminding him of owing a favour, the song playing in Rasaan's apartment is one by Sean Paul. Rapper Busta Rhymes (Rasaan) and Jamaican artist Sean Paul have featured on several of each other's songs.

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