Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.5
IMDB Rating 6.6
RottenTomatoes Rating 89%

Financials

Revenue: $12,121,618

Budget: $4,000,000

Profit: + $8,121,618


Movie Details

Tag Line: The mob wanted Harlem back. They got shaft...up to here.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Jun 25, 1971

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 40m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Shaft Productions , Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer


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Synopsis

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.


Main Cast

Richard Roundtree

Richard Roundtree

John Shaft

Age : 78 | Popularity : 11%

Moses Gunn

Moses Gunn

Bumpy Jonas

Age : 64 | Popularity : 5%

Charles Cioffi

Charles Cioffi

Vic Androzzi

Age : 85 | Popularity : 7%

Christopher St. John

Christopher St. John

Ben Buford

Age : 54 | Popularity : 6%

Gwenn Mitchell

Gwenn Mitchell

Ellie Moore

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Lawrence Pressman

Lawrence Pressman

Sergeant Tom Hannon

Age : 81 | Popularity : 6%

Victor Arnold

Victor Arnold

Charlie

Age : 75 | Popularity : 3%

Sherri Brewer

Sherri Brewer

Marcy

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Ernest Tidyman
Ernest Tidyman
John D.F. Black
John D.F. Black
Novel
Ernest Tidyman
Ernest Tidyman
Production Executive Producer
Ernest Tidyman
Ernest Tidyman
Stirling Silliphant
Stirling Silliphant
Producer
Joel Freeman
Joel Freeman
Roger Lewis
Roger Lewis
David Golden
David Golden
Casting
Judith Lamb
Judith Lamb
Sound Original Music Composer
Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes
J.J. Johnson
J.J. Johnson
Directing Director
Gordon Parks
Gordon Parks
Camera Director of Photography
Urs Furrer
Urs Furrer
Editing Editor
Hugh A. Robertson
Hugh A. Robertson
Art Art Direction
Emanuel Gerard
Emanuel Gerard
Costume & Make-Up Makeup Artist
Martin Bell
Martin Bell
Department Role Name

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