Shaft (1971)
Shaft (1971) Genre(s): Action | Crime | Drama

Directed by: Gordon Parks

Starring: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John, Gwenn Mitchell

Synopsis: A mobster hires Shaft to track down his daughter's kidnappers and to arrange her safe return.

See also: Shaft (2000)

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Newt's movie review

The camera work and stunts weren't up to par but Roundtree's portrayal of soulful, sexy and moral-bound Shaft is excellent. Take a step back into the 70s for some jive talk, big 'fros, carefree sex, and cops & robbers action.

Added 11 December 2004 at 1:25 PM