From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Shaft (1971, USA) is a Blaxploitation-Crime film directed by Gordon Parks Sr. It is followed by Shaft's Big Score and Shaft In Africa.
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- Included in: The Baadasssss Blaxploitation Top 20
- Released in 1971
- Running Time: 100 Min.
- Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) | Shaft Productions Ltd.
- Distribution Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (1971) (USA) (theatrical) | Inex Film (1971) (Yugoslavia) (theatrical) | MGM-EMI (1971) (UK) (theatrical) | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (197?) (Germany) (theatrical)
- Directed by Gordon Parks
- Written by Ernest Tidyman, John D.F. Black
- Starring: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John
- Music by Isaac Hayes
- Produced by Joel Freeman, David Golden
- Original Music by Isaac Hayes, J.J. Johnson
- Cinematography by Urs Furrer
- Film Editing by Hugh A. Robertson
- The mob wanted Harlem back. They got shaft...up to here.
- SHAFT's his name. SHAFT's his game.
- Hotter than Bond, Cooler than Bullitt.
- Shaft's his name. Shaft's his game.
- Wanna see Shaft? Better ask yo' mamma. (Trailer)