Shaft - Rotten Tomatoes


From the mean streets of 1970s Harlem to Africa, from the big screen to the television airwaves, from the blaxploitation era to today, the Shaft franchise has treated audiences to the timeless saga of a cat that won't cop out when there's danger all about -- right on.
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Shaft (2019)
Critics Consensus: Decades removed from the original, this multi-generational Shaft struggles to keep its characters interesting -- or anything other than uncomfortably outdated.
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, Regina Hall
Director: Tim Story
Shaft (2000)
Critics Consensus: With a charismatic lead, this new Shaft knows how to push the right buttons.
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa L. Williams, Jeffrey Wright
Director: John Singleton
Shaft (TV Show, 1973 - 1974)
Synopsis: Richard Roundtree reprised his hit movie role as a tough, flashy New York detective. Also back was Isaac Hayes' funky Oscar-winning theme song.
Starring: Richard Roundtree, Eddie Barth
Number of Seasons: 1
Starring: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee
Director: John Guillermin
Starring: Kathy Imrie, Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn
Director: Gordon Parks
Shaft (1971)
Critics Consensus: This is the man that would risk his neck for his brother, man. Can you dig it?
Starring: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Christopher St. John
Director: Gordon Parks