Shaft

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  • R
Decent black exploitation flick about a detective who becomes embroiled in a war between black and white mobsters. Academy Award winning song, "Theme From Shaft".
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Decent black exploitation flick about a detective who becomes embroiled in a war between black and white mobsters. Academy Award winning song, "Theme From Shaft".

Original Release

06/25/1971

US Release

06/25/1971

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Cast

Richard Roundtree John Shaft
Moses Gunn Bumpy Jonas
Charles Cioffi Vic Androzzi
Christopher St. John Ben Buford
Gwenn Mitchell Ellie Moore
Lawrence Pressman Tom Hannon / Sergeant Tom Hannon
Sherri Brewer Marcy
Rex Robbins Rollie
Camille Yarbrough Dina Greene
Margaret Warncke Linda
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Gordon Parks

Writers

John D.F. Black, Ernest Tidyman

Cast

Producers

Stirling Silliphant Executive Producer
Ernest Tidyman Executive Producer
Joel Freeman Producer
David Golden Producer
Roger H. Lewis Producer

Editors

Hugh A. Robertson

1972OscarBest Music, Original Song Won
1972OscarBest Music, Original Dramatic Score Nominated
1972Golden GlobeMost Promising Newcomer - Male Nominated
1972Golden GlobeBest Original Score - Motion Picture Won
1972Golden GlobeBest Original Song - Motion Picture Nominated
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