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Shaft
6.9 Rating
(167 ratings)
6.6 IMDB rating

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Starring (View all)
Richard Roundtree

Richard Roundtree

John Shaft
Moses Gunn

Moses Gunn

Bumpy Jonas
Charles Cioffi

Charles Cioffi

Vic Androzzi
Christopher St. John

Christopher St. John

Ben Buford
Gwenn Mitchell

Gwenn Mitchell

Ellie Moore
Lawrence Pressman

Lawrence Pressman

Tom Hannon
Victor Arnold

Victor Arnold

Charlie


Written by
Ernest Tidyman

Ernest Tidyman

(screenplay) and
John D.F. Black

John D.F. Black

(screenplay)


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Isaac Hayes - Shaft

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Shaft trailer (1971)

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3 years, 5 months ago at Aug 19 21:12
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The best of the so called "Blaxplotation" movies!

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5 months, 2 weeks ago at Aug 11 3:04
1 vote
The original Shaft came out in the early to late 70's and starred Richard Roundtree. What many people don't know is that like James Bond, Shaft was based on a series of novels. The author in fact does say that the character of John Shaft, is an African American version of James Bond.

This movie had several sequels including a followup in 2000 starring Samuel L.Jackson, yes - Mace... read more
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Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Release date: 2 July 1971
UPC: 012569505124
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Monstermaster posted a review 5 months, 2 weeks ago

“The original Shaft came out in the early to late 70's and starred Richard Roundtree. What many people don't know is that like James Bond, Shaft was based on a series of novels. The author in fact does say that the character of John Shaft, is an African American version of James Bond.

This movie had several sequels including a followup in 2000 starring Samuel L.Jackson, yes - Mace Windu himself, as John Shaft - who is the nephew to John Shaft. Confused? Don't you worry, I was a little bit confused at first too.

Worth noting however is the theme song which is sung by Issac Hayes, who you might know as the voice of Chef on South Park. Well he was until he quit the show after the episode Trapped In The Closet took a jab at scientology, - unfortunately afte” read more

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