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Summary JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Jessie T. 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 (Samuel L. Jackson) agrees to help his progeny navigat...

Shaft
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 32 Critic Reviews
40
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 123 User Ratings
6.5
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Summary JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Jessie T. 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 (Samuel L. Jackson) agrees to help his progeny navigat...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 32 Critic Reviews
40
16% Positive
5 Reviews
63% Mixed
20 Reviews
22% Negative
7 Reviews

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 32 Critic Reviews
40
16% Positive
5 Reviews
63% Mixed
20 Reviews
22% Negative
7 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 123 User Ratings
6.5
58% Positive
71 Ratings
28% Mixed
35 Ratings
14% Negative
17 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 123 User Ratings
6.5
58% Positive
71 Ratings
28% Mixed
35 Ratings
14% Negative
17 Ratings

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Production Company Davis Entertainment, Khalabo Ink Society, Netflix, New Line Cinema, Warner Bros. Digital Networks, Warner Bros.
Release Date Jun 14, 2019
Duration 1 h 51 m
Rating R
Tagline More Shaft than you can handle.