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Shaft (1971)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Richard Roundtree Richard Roundtree
John Shaft
Moses Gunn Moses Gunn
Bumpy Jonas
Charles Cioffi Charles Cioffi
Vic Androzzi
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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10 years, 1 month ago at Aug 19 21:12
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The best of the so called "Blaxplotation" movies!

Review

7 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
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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
Tags: Blaxploitation (9), 1971 (7), Action (6), Crime (6), 1970s (5), Detective (5), Drama (4), Thriller (4), Gangster (4), Essential Cinema (2), Action Hero (2), 70's (2), Window Smashing (1), Staircase (1), Telephone Box (1), Black Cop (1), Urban Decay (1), Fall From Window (1), Times Square (1), Trick (1)
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" Date: 2/7/2021 Viewed: Blu-Ray Re-Watch Note: For Black History Month, I do plan on watching all the Shaft movies including the new movie that came out over a year ago. Also, this year is the 50th anniversary of the franchise. Shaft is still a great movie and it holds up very well in my opinion. John Shaft is a great iconic action hero from the 1970s and is probably the most famous Blaxploitation character ever. Richard Roundtree does an amazing job of playing an awesome action hero that is "


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"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"


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