Shaft in Africa Poster

Release Date: 1973

DVD Release Date: June 6th, 2000

R|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
When private investigator and man of action John Shaft (Richard Roundtree) is hired to disrupt a slavery ring, he must travel to Africa and infiltrate the criminal operation. While undercover, Shaft discovers that Africans are being abducted and sold as slaves in Europe, with a sinister figure named Amafi (Frank Finlay) pulling the strings. As Shaft gets closer to taking down Amafi, his situation becomes increasingly dangerous, with assassins and thugs seemingly lurking around every corner.

Cast: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneric, Debebe Eshetu, Spiros Focas, Jacques Herlin, Jho Jhenkins

Director: John Guillermin

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Shaft Productions Ltd.

Keywords: Amusing, 1970s, Investigation, Cool, New York City, Pursuit, Quest, Gritty