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Shafted! (2000)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Morgan Rusler ... Steven Byzinsky / Private Detective John Shat
Hayley Man Hayley Man ... Marlene Fujiyama
Angelle Brooks ... Dr. Foxy Brown, Phd
David James Alexander David James Alexander ... Bob Suzuki (as David J. Alexander)
JD Cullum ... Laurence St. Lawrence (as J.D. Cullum)
Hrundi V. Bakshi Hrundi V. Bakshi ... Taxi Driver
Kevin W. Walsh Kevin W. Walsh ... Zombie Engineer (as Kevin Walsh)
Ariella Vaccarino Ariella Vaccarino ... Zombie Teacher
Eric Marx Eric Marx ... Zombie Chef
Dick Thorne Dick Thorne ... Martin #1
Gregory Cupoli ... Martin #2 (as Andrew J. Daly)
Que Kelly Que Kelly ... Pink Tourguide
Wayne Previdi Wayne Previdi ... Jim
Hans Uder 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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Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language and sex-related humor
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Alternate Versions

On the Hollywood Video "First Rites" DVD contains deleted scenes:
  • Additional dialogue of Laurence St. Lawrence explaination of John Shat and his oriental sidekick.
  • Laurence introduces another killer, an opera singer with spike breasts
  • An extended John Shat/Bob Suzuki chase scene and places: Union Station, While drinking water when they are tired, The Beach
  • When Laurence is driving. One of the zombies farted. Then Laurence said, "Zombie Fart!"
  • When Steven Byzinsky went inside the motel. There is a sign on the door below "Food Stamps Welcome" it said "Mental Patients Welcome"
  • On the final act, Bob Suzuki explains that his detonator is actually a garage door opener.
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Connections

Spoofs Foxy Brown (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

The Way It's Gonna Be
Written by Randy Schokne
Performed by RANEY
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Rising young talent
23 March 2002 | by A ViewerSee all my reviews

Interesting, offbeat film.

The most entertaining scenes were those featuring either J.D. Cullum or Angelle Brooks. We should watch for great things to come from these two performers.


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