Shaft's Big Score!

Film, Action and adventure
Disappointing sequel to the likeable Shaft, with Roundtree's black private eye - here up against rival takeover bidders for an illegal numbers racket - now operating from a lavish love nest instead of his fly-blown office. The film, in other words, has developed an 007 complex, and instead of being Chandler in Harlem, threading its way through a maze of quirky characters and dark mysteries, it makes a dreary beeline for its prolonged climax: a duel between superman Shaft and a hovering helicopter.

By: TM

Release details

Duration: 105 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Gordon Parks
Screenwriter: Ernest Tidyman
Cast: Richard Roundtree
Moses Gunn
Drew Bundini Brown
Joseph Mascolo
Kathy Imrie
Wally Taylor
Julius W Harris
Joe Santos
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