Shaft (2019)

More Shaft than you can handle

  • Genre: Action, Crime
  • Release Date: 2019-06-14
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 903 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 51min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Davis Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
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JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly.

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  • Samuel L. Jackson

    as John Shaft
  • Jessie T. Usher

    as John "J.J." Shaft Jr. III
  • Richard Roundtree

    as John Shaft, Sr.
  • Regina Hall

    as Maya Babanikos
  • Alexandra Shipp

    as Sasha Arias
  • Matt Lauria

    as Major Gary Cutworth
  • Titus Welliver

    as Special Agent Vietti
  • Method Man

    as Freddie P.
  • Isaach De Bankolé

    as Pierro 'Gordito' Carrera
  • Avan Jogia

    as Karim Hassan
  • Lauren Vélez

    as Bennie Rodriguez
  • Robbie Jones

    as Sergeant Keith Williams
  • Aaron Dominguez

    as Staff Sergeant Eddie Dominguez
  • Ian Casselberry

    as Manuel "Manny" Orozco
  • Almeera Jiwa

    as Anam
  • Amato D'Apolito

    as Farik Bahar
  • Leland L. Jones

    as Ron
  • Jalyn Hall

    as Harlem Kid
  • Sylvia Jefferies

    as Once Beautiful Woman
  • Whit Coleman

    as Butch Lesbian Girl
  • Chivonne Michelle

    as Baby
  • Tashiana Washington

    as Sugar
  • Philip Fornah

    as Jacked Dude
  • Laticia Lee

    as Cocktail Waitress
  • Ryan King Scales

    as Male Secretary
  • Tywayne Wheatt

    as Portly Doorman
  • Kenny Barr

    as Cop (Thomas)
  • Mike Dunston

    as News Anchor
  • Jordan Preston Carter

    as 5-8 Year Old JJ
  • Nyah Marie Johnson

    as 5-8 Year Old Sasha
  • Joey Mekyten

    as 5-8 Year Old Karim
  • Sawyer Schultz

    as Mike Mitchell
  • Esmeree Sterling

    as Cute Bartender
  • Jose Miguel Vasquez

    as FBI Employee
  • Gabriel 'G-Rod' Rodriguez

    as Goon
  • Keith Brooks

    as Drunk Disorderly Man
  • DominiQue MrsGiJane Williams

    as Beautiful Woman
  • Michael Shikany

    as Older Man in Mosque
  • Lucia Scarano

    as Lady in Line
  • Greta Quispe

    as Employee
  • Heather Seiffert

    as Hostess
  • Charles Green

    as Hallway Man
  • Dorothi Fox

    as Old Lady Neighbor
  • Adrienne C. Moore

    as Ms. Pepper
  • Shakur Sozahdah

    as Worshiper
  • Milton Saul

    as New York Pedestrian (uncredited)
Production John Davis Producer
Production Marc S. Fischer Executive Producer
Writing Ernest Tidyman Novel
Writing Ernest Tidyman Characters
Art Susan Ogu Set Decoration
Directing Tim Story Director
Production Tim Story Executive Producer
Crew Larry Blanford Cinematography
Sound Christopher Lennertz Music
Production Richard Brener Executive Producer
Editing Peter S. Elliot Editor
Art Jeremy Woolsey Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Olivia Miles Costume Design
Writing Alex Barnow Screenplay
Directing Steven Ritzi Second Unit Director
Production Tara Feldstein Bennett Casting Director
Art Missy Parker Set Decoration
Directing Steve Gehrke Script Supervisor
Crew Sara Romilly Post Production Supervisor
Writing Kenya Barris Screenplay
Production Kenya Barris Executive Producer
Directing Greg Guzik First Assistant Director
Directing Aimee Bell Script Supervisor
Directing A.J. Bruno Additional Second Assistant Director
Directing Lance Resch-Anger Second Second Assistant Director
Directing Bruce Roberts Additional Second Assistant Director
Art Brittany Hites Art Direction
Production Allison Furgal Production Supervisor
Crew Ruth Hasty Post Production Supervisor
Directing David Waters First Assistant Director
Directing Mathew Dunne First Assistant Director
Production Ira Napoliello Executive Producer
Production Josh Mack Executive Producer
Directing Philip Banks Second Assistant Director
Production JP Caldeira Coordinating Producer
Production Antoine Jenkins Associate Producer
Directing Larry D. Katz Second Assistant Director
Directing Josh Muzaffer Second Assistant Director
Directing Megan Schmidt Second Assistant Director
Directing David Stickler Second Second Assistant Director
Writing Eric Stull Screenplay