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318 Ratings


Directed by Gordon Parks
United States, 1971
Crime, Cult


Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

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Shaft Directed by Gordon Parks

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1972 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song

1972 | Nominee: Best Music, Original Dramatic Score

BAFTA Awards

1972 | Nominee: Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

Golden Globes (USA)

1972 | Winner: Best Original Score - Motion Picture

1972 | 2 nominations including: Most Promising Newcomer - Male

National Film Preservation Board

2000 | Winner: National Film Registry

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