Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo
Shaft (1971)
6.8 Rating
(195 ratings)
6.6 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by


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)


Lists

468 votes
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1001 items)
list by upidipi
Published 9 years, 6 months ago 872 comments
167 votes
500 Essential Cult Movies (502 items)
list by Mackenzi
Published 1 year, 8 months ago 6 comments
104 votes
6,006 Movies to Experience B4 Death... (6007 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 7 years, 5 months ago 13 comments
80 votes
My Tedious and Asinine 2014 Movie Diary (151 items)
list by Severin Severin
Published 4 years, 9 months ago 5 comments
76 votes
Blaxploitation - The Essential Titles (61 items)
list by ToniJJJ
Published 9 years, 4 months ago 7 comments

View all Shaft (1971) lists (112 more)

Shaft (1971) Videos

Isaac Hayes - Shaft - Cafe Regio's

24 Views, 2 votes

Added 4 years ago


Isaac Hayes - Shaft

26 Views, 1 votes

Added 4 years ago


Shaft trailer (1971)

43 Views

Added 7 years ago




Cover art, photos and screenshots

6 votes
4 votes
3 votes
3 votes
2 votes

View all Shaft (1971) pictures (26 more)

Reviews

Review

7 years, 2 months ago at Aug 19 21:12
1 vote
The best of the so called "Blaxplotation" movies!

Review

4 years, 2 months 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
View all Shaft (1971) reviews
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
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review
Picture
Video

  
English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

moviebuff added this to a list 1 month ago
moviebuff added this to a list 1 month, 2 weeks ago
B Movies (Exploitation Boom) (134 movies items)
the giraffe voted for an image 5 months, 2 weeks ago

the giraffe added this to a list 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Movies the giraffe watched in 2018: April (24 movies items)

"First viewing - April 4th I'm not sure how I'd managed to not see Shaft all this time, especially given that I wasted money to see the Sam Jackson one in the theatre. But thankfully that's now been fixed, late as it may be. I appreciated the film overall and it's great to see Roundtree be such a badass for over and hour & a half. I felt like the film spent a bit too much time following Shaft as he walks around New York though, as these scenes eventually felt more like padding than anything esse"


Tumppi added this to a list 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Leffahaaste 2018 (50 movies items)
movieman added this to a list 8 months ago
Movies of the 70s Ranked (53 movies items)
DRX voted for an image 11 months ago

DRX added this to a list 11 months ago
Favourite Movies 70s (24 movies items)
johanlefourbe added this to a list 11 months, 1 week ago
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1970's) (158 movies items)

" Notes: I haven't seen this one yet..."


Dj Levels added this to a list 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Dark Warrior added this to a list 1 year ago
The 100 Greatest Cops & Gangsters Movies (101 movies items)

" 1971 Directed By Gordon Parks Starring Richard Roundtree / Moses Gunn / Charles Cioffi My Rating : 4.0 for Good My imbd Pleasure Meter : 3.5/5.0 Stars "


johanlefourbe added this to a list 1 year ago
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (2018) (726 movies items)

" Notes: I haven't seen this one yet..."


Kristian added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
Project #1 -1001 Movies I Must see Before I die- (1167 movies items)

" Rating iMDB: My Rating: Director: Actors: Genre: The Plot:"


jeffpsych added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
More 101 Cult Movies (101 movies items)
ChihuahuaDaddy added this to a list 1 year, 7 months ago
Exploit This! (6 movies items)

"Blaxploitation Ah, Shaft - the Black American version of James Bond. Seriously, that was the intention of the author of the Shaft books."


Mackenzi added this to a list 1 year, 8 months ago
500 Essential Cult Movies (502 movies items)
Benjamín Shirao added this to a list 1 year, 9 months ago
Live Action Movies (165 movies items)
samira added this to a list 1 year, 11 months ago
S (202 movies items)
Kandi voted for an image 2 years ago

darthjoker12 added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
Oscars 1972 Winners (My Version) (22 movies items)

"Best Original Score! Winner: Shaft! Nominees: Mary, Queen of Scots Nicholas and Alexandra Straw Dogs Summer of '42"


jeffpsych added this to a list 2 years, 4 months ago
Blaxploitation Essentials (17 movies items)
ScPetit added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
2016 Viewing List (601 movies items)
ScPetit added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Ranking the Films Of 1971 (30 movies items)
moviebuff added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Sika added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Watchlist (372 movies items)
Atomic Cinema added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
Blaxploitation! (98 movies items)

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block