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Shaft(1971)

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Brief Synopsis

A slick black detective enlists gangsters and African nationals to fight the mob.

Cast & Crew

Gordon Parks Director
Richard Roundtree John Shaft
Moses Gunn Bumpy Jonas
Charles Cioffi Vic Androzzi
Camille Yarbrough Dina Greene
Joseph Leon Byron Leibowitz
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 25 Jun 1971; New York opening: 2 Jul 1971
Release Date:  1971 Production Date:  A Stirling Silliphant--Roger Lewis Production
AFI-DVD*; AFI Library VHS; Netflix, EB
Color/B&W:  Color (Metrocolor) Distributions Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Shaft Productions, Ltd., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
Duration(mins):  98-100 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Great Theme Song, Awful Movie

    Tawny 2017-03-07

    Gordon Park's directorial debut is spoiled by casting a non-actor in the title role. Richard Roundtree was an Ebony Fashion Fair model who fit the... MORE>

  • shaft

    kevin sellers 2015-06-11

    Great music. Great location shooting in wintry (in more ways than just the weather) early 70s NYC. And director Gordon Parks keeps things moving fast, but... MORE>

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    Goetan 2014-04-28

    The film that initiated the Blaxploitation movement in the '70's. Roundtree strikes the right notes as the rebellious title hero, while the other... MORE>