Jaws

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Synopsis

A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down.

Cast

  • Roy Scheider
  • Robert Shaw
  • Richard Dreyfuss
  • Lorraine Gary
  • Murray Hamilton
  • Carl Gottlieb
  • Jeffrey Kramer
  • Susan Backlinie
  • Jonathan Filley
  • Ted Grossman

Did You Know?

Trivia

  • The Orca was originally called The Warlock.
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Goofs

  • Brody's watch disappears when he is lounging on the beach with his wife.
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Quotes

    • Hooper: I'm not going to waste my time arguing with a man who's lining up to be a hot lunch.
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never thought I'd get to see this in theatres!!!

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This oldie stands the test of time on the big screen!

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Metacritic

100

One of the most effective thrillers ever made.

Metacritic review by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
100

The first is the best. When it comes to this kind of thriller, no movie has been able to top Jaws, although many have tried. And, as the years go by, it seems increasingly unlikely that anything will come close.

Metacritic review by James Berardinelli
James Berardinelli
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