Go ahead. Slug, drug, kidnap and leave John Shaft buck-naked in a sweltering hellhole. It's still no deal. If you want to recruit this tough-minded Manhattan detective for an overseas assignment, you'd better use a language he understands. One that offers a fat up-front fee. And a drop-dead gorgeous accomplice. Richard Roundtree returns as the indomitable Shaft, who poses as a slave, unmasks the leaders of an Africa-to-Europe slavery cartel and, for good measure, mixes his business with amorous pleasure involving a beautiful princess (Vonetta McGee). The cool-fire impact of Roundtree's performances endures: the actor won the 1993 MTV Movie Award fo Lifetime Achievement for his workiin the three Shaft thrillers.

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Shaft in Africa (1973)

R

Action/Adventure/Drama/Crime · 1h 52m · 6/14/1973

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THE Brother Man in the Motherland.

Description

Go ahead. Slug, drug, kidnap and leave John Shaft buck-naked in a sweltering hellhole. It's still no deal. If you want to recruit this tough-minded Manhattan detective for an overseas assignment, you'd better use a language he understands. One that offers a fat up-front fee. And a drop-dead gorgeous accomplice. Richard Roundtree returns as the indomitable Shaft, who poses as a slave, unmasks the leaders of an Africa-to-Europe slavery cartel and, for good measure, mixes his business with amorous pleasure involving a beautiful princess (Vonetta McGee). The cool-fire impact of Roundtree's performances endures: the actor won the 1993 MTV Movie Award fo Lifetime Achievement for his workiin the three Shaft thrillers.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Shaft Productions Ltd.

Budget

$2,142,000
Part Of
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Shaft

Cast
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Richard Roundtree

John Shaft
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Adolfo Lastretti

Piro
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Aldo Sambrell

Angelo
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Nick Zaran

Sadi
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Frank Finlay

Amafi
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Vonetta McGee

Aleme
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Neda Arneric

Jazar
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Debebe Eshetu

Wassa
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Spiros Focás

Sassari (as Spiros Focas)
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Jacques Herlin

Perreau
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Jho Jhenkins

Ziba
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Willie Jonah

Oyo
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Zenebech Tadesse

The Prostitute
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A.V. Falana

Ramila's Son
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James E. Myers

Williams
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Nadim Sawalha

Zubair
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Thomas Baptiste

Kopo
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Jon Chevron

Shimba
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Glynn Edwards

Vanden
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Cy Grant

Emir Ramila
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Jacques Marin

Cusset
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Marne Maitland

Col. Gonder
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Frank McRae

Oziot
Crew
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John Guillermin

Director
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Ernest Tidyman

Writer
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Stirling Silliphant

Writer
Disc Releases
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Shaft / Shaft's Big Score / Shaft in Africa

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/12/2006

Disc Title Front Cover

Shaft in Africa

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

5/21/2019

Disc Title Front Cover

Shaft in Africa

(DVD)

6/6/2000

Disc Title Front Cover

Shaft in Africa

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

5/21/2019

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