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Shafted! (2000)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  29 March 2000 (USA)
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Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one ... See full summary »

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Steven Byzinsky / Private Detective John Shat
Hayley Man ...
Marlene Fujiyama
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Dr. Foxy Brown, Phd
David James Alexander ...
Bob Suzuki (as David J. Alexander)
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Laurence St. Lawrence (as J.D. Cullum)
Hrundi V. Bakshi ...
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Zombie Engineer (as Kevin Walsh)
Ariella Vaccarino ...
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Eric Marx ...
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Dick Thorne ...
Martin #1
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Martin #2 (as Andrew J. Daly)
Que Kelly ...
Pink Tourguide
Wayne Previdi ...
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Hans Uder ...
John
Rod McCary ...
Mr. Pasadena
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Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one step ahead of The Man. There's only one problem: Steven's white. Written by Anonymous

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He's a white man with an afro and a bad attitude!

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Rated R for pervasive language and sex-related humor
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The Way It's Gonna Be
Written by Randy Schokne
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Had some good moments.
12 October 2000 | by (Spring,TX) – See all my reviews

I remember my friend rented this movie one day and left it here. So I figured, "Hey, it looks funny. I'll watch it". The movie had some very funny moments, then it had some not so funny and boring moments. And the whole gay thing just didn't work. It had some funny satirical moments and some just downright lame jokes. Overall, it's sorta "eh".

One of the drawbacks is the whole gay scenarios that Shat goes through. Plus, Shat narrative. It was too loud and annoying, even though I'll admit, he said some funny stuff. It basically feels like a short film stretched out.

Overall, it's funny somewhat. Rent it if you have extra dough to toss.

*** out of *****


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