Shaft Movie Facts

2 of the most interesting Shaft facts you didn't know about. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Shaft movie message.

[The Other Guys] Samuel L. Jackson plays the NYPD detective P.K. Highsmith, who is a satirical version of, and bears a similar wardrobe as, John Shaft, that Jackson portrays in the movie Shaft (2000)

This Guy looking at his "watch" in the new Netflix Shaft Movie.
This Guy looking at his "watch" in the new Netflix Shaft Movie.
Shaft poster
Shaft poster

Shaft Plot

New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Shaft. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller
Director John Singleton
Stars Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Williams, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale
IMDB score 5.9