2. Shaft (1971)
Director: Gordon Parks
Stars: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi
Shaft is that black dick you need to know about. What? We're just talking about Shaft, the badass private detective who's hired to find a crime lord's kidnapped daughter and ends up in the middle of a Harlem gang war that could spark a race war. Trust us, you need some Shaft for your funky ass.