Jaws

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Overview

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.

  1. Peter Benchley

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Carl Gottlieb

    Screenplay

  3. Steven Spielberg

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Roy Scheider

    Roy Scheider

    Police Chief Martin Brody

  2. Robert Shaw

    Robert Shaw

    Quint

  3. Richard Dreyfuss

    Richard Dreyfuss

    Matt Hooper

  4. Lorraine Gary

    Lorraine Gary

    Ellen Brody

  5. Murray Hamilton

    Murray Hamilton

    Mayor Larry Vaughn

  6. Carl Gottlieb

    Carl Gottlieb

    Ben Meadows

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $7,000,000.00

Revenue $470,654,000.00

Homepage http://www.jaws25.com/

Release Information

  • June 19, 1975
    PG, Theatrical

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A review by John Chard

10.0
By John Chard

Jaws.

A man eating shark is terrorising the holiday island of Amity. Police chief Martin Brody, shark hunter Quint and marine biologist Matt Hooper set sail in the hope of killing the great white monster.

Jaws is responsible for many things, it's responsible for propelling director Steven Spielberg's career into the stratosphere, it was responsible for a downturn in the package holiday trade, and it was responsible for shaping the summer blockbuster release practice's. There are many other things which one doesn't need to bore you with, it's just true to say that Jaws is firmly ensconced... read the rest.

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