Shaft's Big Score

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Shaft's Big Score ★★½ 1972 (R)

This first sequel to the extremely sucessful “Shaft” has Roundtree's detective trying to mediate between several mobsters while investigating a friend's murder. Lots of action and an exciting Brooklyn chase scene involving cars, helicopters, and boats but still routine when compared to the original. Followed by “Shaft in Africa.” 105m/C VHS, DVD . Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Joseph Macolo, Drew “Bundini” Brown, Wally Taylor, Kathy Imrie, Julius W. Harris, Rosalind Miles, Joe Santos; D: Gordon Parks; W: Ernest Tidyman; M: Gordon Parks.