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Jaws

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Jaws

Steven Spielberg (1975)

118min
12 Certificate
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Peter Benchley's pulp bestseller is here turned into the scariest sea saga ever filmed, with Steven Spielberg creating maximum suspense in the first dark moments and then maintaining the momentum with brilliant sleight-of-hand direction. The tale of a great white shark terrorising a New England resort community and the modern-day Captain Ahab (Robert Shaw) employed to kill it is now a classic of the suspense thriller genre. It's also credited with creating the summer blockbuster craze that Hollywood pins its financial hopes on every year. John Williams's Oscar-winning music and the excellent performances of Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss add to the ingeniously mounted tension that cleverly plays on all our deepest primeval fears.

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Cast & Crew

Brody Roy Scheider
Quint Robert Shaw
Hooper Richard Dreyfuss
Ellen Brody Lorraine Gary
Vaughn Murray Hamilton
Meadows Carl Gottlieb
Hendricks Jeffrey Kramer
Chrissie Susan Backlinie
Cassidy Jonathan Filley
Estuary victim Ted Grossman
Michael Brody Chris Rebello
Sean Brody Jay Mello
Mrs Kintner Lee Fierro
Alex Kintner Jeffrey Voorhees
Ben Gardner Craig Kingsbury
Medical examiner Dr Robert Nevin
Charlie Robert Chambers
Denherder Edward Chalmers Jr
Posner P R Dube
Polk Robert Carroll
Director Steven Spielberg
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: C.I.C. (UK) Guidance: May be edited for language, violence and nudity. Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay Released on: 15 Jun 2012

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