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Shaft

This was the second feature of the longtime still photographer Parks, in which he brought together talent for capturing an image and personal knowledge of life on the streets to create a hard-hitting action thriller. Roundtree plays a private detective hir… (more)

Released: 1971

Rating: R

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Shaft - Official Trailer
00:29 — Decent black exploitation flick about a detective who becomes embroiled in a war between black and white mobsters. Academy Award winning song, "Theme (more…)
(Movie Clip) Sick Friend
Richard Roundtree (title character) discovers that his office is being staked out, and deals with two uninvited guests, early in Shaft, 1971, directed (more…)
(Movie Clip) Soulsville
Director Gordon Parks (with a cameo!) uses another Isaac Hayes song, Soulsville, with another montage of his leading man (Richard Roundtree) this time (more…)

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  • Released: 1971
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This was the second feature of the longtime still photographer Parks, in which he brought together talent for capturing an image and personal knowledge of life on the streets to create a hard-hitting action thriller. Roundtree plays a private detective hir… (more)

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