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Opened in Theaters: Friday, July 2nd, 1971

Directed by Gordon Parks
Genre: Action
Running Time: 1:42

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Shaft
Academy Award® Winner

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Starring Richard Roundtree

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[--- See Now! ---]by  Jan 25, 2000
Blaxploitation at its best. Award winning photographer Gordon Parks, jr. directs this retro gem. Parks tells the story of the first black action star John Shaft, played by Richard Roundtree. John Shaft is a private investigator in 70's New York looking for a gangster's daughter, who is kidnapped by a rival gang. The story isn't hard to follow, but the style of this film has hardly ever since been matched. The soundtrack to "Shaft" won Issac Hayes an Academy Award, along with a nomination for directer Parks. If retro is your thing, check this flick out. To quote the Shaft himself, "It's wide open, baby".

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