Shaft(Movie, 2019)

| 1h 51min | Genres: Action, Crime, Comedy
ShaftRating: 3.2/5 (with 186 votes) 61
Shaft is a 2019 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and written by Kenya Barris and Alex Barnow. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie Usher, and Richard Roundtree. It is the fifth film in the Shaft series and a direct sequel to the 2000 film with the same title, although significantly more comedic in tone. The film was released theatrically in North America on June 14, 2019 by Warner Bros. Pictures, and digitally in international markets on June 28, 2019 by Netflix . It received mixed reviews from critics, but positive responses from audiences, and has grossed $20 million. ()
Movie poster of Shaft

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About Shaft

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.

Trailer for Shaft + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES)
Translated into 25 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 06/14/2019
Director: Tim Story
Producer: John Davis, Kenya Barris
Screenwriter: Kenya Barris
Film Editor: Conrad Buff IV
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Untitled Shaft Reboot"
Budget: 30,000,000 USD

2 movies in the Collection

2000 Shaft
2019 Shaft

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Other movies with this title: Shaft (1971), Shaft (2000)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:78738, Added: 03/16/2018, Last updated: 07/20/2019