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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)
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$ 1,125,000
Gross (USA)
$ 12,121,618
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Release date
Jul 2, 1971 (United States)

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44 cast members
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Richard Roundtree
John Shaft John Shaft   See fewer
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Moses Gunn
Bumpy Jonas Bumpy Jonas   See fewer
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Charles Cioffi
Vic Androzzi Vic Androzzi   See fewer
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Christopher St. John
Ben Buford Ben Buford   See fewer
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Gwenn Mitchell
Ellie Moore Ellie Moore   See fewer
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Lawrence Pressman
Tom Hannon Tom Hannon   See fewer
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Victor Arnold
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Rex Robbins
Rollie Rollie   See fewer
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Camille Yarbrough
Dina Greene Dina Greene   See fewer
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Joseph Leon
Byron Leibowitz Byron Leibowitz   See fewer
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George Strus
Carmen Carmen   See fewer
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Tommy Lane
Leroy Leroy   See fewer
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Al Kirk
Sims Sims   See fewer
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Shimen Ruskin
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Gertrude Jeannette
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Lee Steele
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Tony King
Davies Davies   See fewer
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Benjamin R. Rixson
Bey Newfield Bey Newfield   See fewer
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Adam Wade
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James Hainesworth
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Ed Bernard
Peerce Peerce   See fewer
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Eddie Barth
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Robin Nolan
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Ron Tannas
Billy Billy   See fewer
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Betty Bresler
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Gonzalo Madurga
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Paul Nevens
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6.6 / 10 | 13,929 votes