- Original title
- Running time
- 100 min.
- United States
Ernest Tidyman, John D.F. Black (Novel: Ernest Tidyman)
Action. Thriller | Blaxploitation
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- Synopsis / Plot
- John Shaft is the ultimate in suave black detectives. He first finds himself up against Bumpy, the leader of the Black crime mob, then against Black nationals, and finally working with both against the White Mafia who are trying to blackmail Bumpy by kidnapping his daughter.
: Oscar: Best Song. 2 Nominations
: Golden Globes: Best Motion Picture Score. 3 Nominations
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Music
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