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Shakedown may refer to:
- Shakedown (continuum mechanics), a type of plastic deformation
- Shakedown (testing) or a shakedown cruise, a period of testing undergone by a ship, airplane or other craft before being declared operational
- Extortion, a criminal act of coercion or intimidation for personal gain
- Similar to raid, a colloquial term for a mostly spontaneous and particularly intensive inspection inside a prison, where an inmate is searched for contraband including clothing, body and cell. It is often purely arbitrary and used by prison authorities as demonstration of power or intimidation.
- Shakedown (group), a music project, known for their one-hit wonder, "At Night"
- "Shakedown" (Bob Seger song), a number-one single in 1987 by Bob Seger
- "Shakedown", a song by Australian punk band Behind Crimson Eyes
- "Shakedown", a song by Blondie on the album The Curse of Blondie
- Shakedown (album), the debut album by UK Dance Duo The Freemasons
- Shakedown!, the debut album by the punk/synth rock band theSTART
- Shakedown Records, record label founded by Red Café
- Shake Down, a song by Senegalese singer/rapper Akon
- Shake Down (album), the debut album by the British blues rock band Savoy Brown
- The Shakedown (1929 film) directed by William Wyler
- Shakedown (1936 film) directed by David Selman
- Shakedown (1950 film) directed by Joseph Pevney
- The Shakedown (1959 film) directed by John Lemont
- Shakedown (1988 film), crime action movie starring Peter Weller and Sam Elliott
- Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans, 1995 made-for-video dramatic spin-off of Doctor Who
- Shakedown (Angel novel), a 2000 original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel
- Shakedown, the novelisation of Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans by Terrance Dicks
- Shakedown: Exposing the Real Jesse Jackson by Kenneth R. Timmerman
- Shakedown: How Our Government is Undermining Democracy in the Name of Human Rights by Ezra Levant
- Shakedown (Snowboard Games), rider-driven snowboard event
- Shakedown (comics), a fictional supervillain in the DC Universe
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