Shaft

(2019)

Overview

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.

  1. Ernest Tidyman

    Characters, Novel

  2. Tim Story

    Director

  3. Kenya Barris

    Screenplay

  4. Alex Barnow

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    John Shaft

  2. Jessie T. Usher

    Jessie T. Usher

    John "J.J." Shaft Jr. III

  3. Richard Roundtree

    Richard Roundtree

    John Shaft I

  4. Alexandra Shipp

    Alexandra Shipp

    Sasha Arias

  5. Regina Hall

    Regina Hall

    Maya Babanikos

Full Cast & Crew

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 14, 2019
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • November 5, 2019
    R
    Digital

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • September 24, 2019
    R
    Physical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $30,000,000.00

Revenue $21,360,215.00

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