John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his family's help to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death.

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Tim Story
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Updated: 30 May 2018
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Samuel L. Jackson ... John Shaft II
Avan Jogia
Alexandra Shipp
Regina Hall
Richard Roundtree ... John Shaft I
Matt Lauria ... Cutty
Luna Lauren Velez ... Bennie
Jessie T. Usher ... John Shaft Jr.
Jessica Medina ... Waitress
Method Man ... Freddie P
Sylvia Jefferies ... Once Beautiful Woman
Athena Akers ... New York Patron
Tashiana Washington ... Sugar
José Alfredo Fernandez ... Construction Worker
Isaach De Bankolé ... Gordito
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Storyline

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Usher), 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 (Jackson) agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem's heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ's own FBI analyst's badge may clash with his dad's trademark leather coat, there's no denying family. Besides, Shaft's got an agenda of his own, and a score to settle that's professional and personal.

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sequel | fifth part | black comedy | See All (3) »

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More Shaft than you can handle.

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Action | Crime

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shaft See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Trivia

Shaft (2000) was about John Shaft I's nephew, whilst this one is about John Shaft (Samuel L. Jackson)'s son, John Shaft Jr. See more »

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John Shaft II: You back to using a knife-gun?
John Shaft I: Hell, no. I'm Shaft.
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