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  • Shaft (1971)
  • R
    100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Shaft (1971)
R
100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Writers
Ernest Tidyman (screenplay) (novel) | John D.F. Black (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
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Release date
Jul 2, 1971 (United States)

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Cast

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47 cast members
Name Known for
Richard Roundtree
John Shaft John Shaft   See fewer
Moses Gunn
Bumpy Jonas Bumpy Jonas   See fewer
Charles Cioffi
Vic Androzzi Vic Androzzi   See fewer
Christopher St. John
Ben Buford Ben Buford   See fewer
Gwenn Mitchell
Ellie Moore Ellie Moore   See fewer
Lawrence Pressman
Tom Hannon Tom Hannon   See fewer
Victor Arnold
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
Rex Robbins
Rollie Rollie   See fewer
Camille Yarbrough
Dina Greene Dina Greene   See fewer
Joseph Leon
Byron Leibowitz Byron Leibowitz   See fewer
George Strus
Carmen Carmen   See fewer
Tommy Lane
Leroy Leroy   See fewer
Al Kirk
Sims Sims   See fewer
Shimen Ruskin
Dr. Sam Dr. Sam   See fewer
Gertrude Jeannette
Old Lady Old Lady   See fewer
Lee Steele
Blind Vendor Blind Vendor   See fewer
Tony King
Davies Davies   See fewer
Benjamin R. Rixson
Bey Newfield Bey Newfield   See fewer
Adam Wade
Brother #1 Brother #1   See fewer
James Hainesworth
Brother #2 Brother #2   See fewer
Ed Bernard
Peerce Peerce   See fewer
Eddie Barth
Tony (as Ed Barth) Tony (as Ed Barth)   See fewer
Robin Nolan
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
Ron Tannas
Billy Billy   See fewer
Betty Bresler
Mrs. Androzzi Mrs. Androzzi   See fewer
Gonzalo Madurga
Counterman Counterman   See fewer
Paul Nevens
Elevator Man Elevator Man   See fewer
Jon Richards
Elevator Starter Elevator Starter   See fewer
Louis McKenzie
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Gordon Parks
Apartment Landlord (uncredited) Apartment Landlord (uncredited)   See fewer
Woni Spotts
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
Marlene Willoughby
Woman in Bar (uncredited) Woman in Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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