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Author: Peter BenchleyCarl GottliebRichard D ZanuckDavid BrownSteven SpielbergAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Anniversary collector's ed., Anamorphic widescreenView all editions and formats
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In the ocean surrounding Amity, a small tourist resort off the coast of New England, a 25-foot man-eating predator stalks any human foolish enough to get in the water. At first, the only believer in the shark's existence is the town's chief of police, Martin Brody. Brody enlists the help of scientist Matt Hooper and Quint, a crusty old seaman whose life is devoted to hunting sharks. The threesome sets off in Quint's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Action and adventure films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
DVD-Video discs
Named Person: Peter Benchley; Peter Benchley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Benchley; Carl Gottlieb; Richard D Zanuck; David Brown; Steven Spielberg; Robert Shaw; Roy Scheider; Richard Dreyfuss; Lorraine Gary; Murray Hamilton; Jeffrey C Kramer; Susan Backlinie; Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN: 0783244398 9780783244396 0783244401 9780783244402
OCLC Number: 44580439
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in French; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based upon the novel by Peter Benchley.
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1975.
Special features: The making of Jaws [featurette] (60 min.); Deleted scenes (10 min.); Outtakes (2 min.); Get out of the water! trivia game [interactive feature]; Shark world [text feature]; Production photographs [slide show]; Storyboards [slide show]; Theatrical trailers (6 min.); Production notes [text feature]; Cast & filmmakers [text feature]; Recommendations [text feature]; Screen saver [DVD-ROM feature requires a DVD-ROM drive]; DVD newsletter [text feature].
Credits: Director of photography, Bill Butler ; film editor, Verna Fields ; music by John Williams ; production designer, Joseph Alves Jr. ; special effects, Robert A. Mattey ; underwater photography, Rexford Metz.
Cast: Robert Shaw (Quint), Roy Scheider (Brody), Richard Dreyfuss (Hooper), Lorraine Gary (Ellen Brody), Murray Hamilton (Vaughn), Carl Gottlieb (Meadows), Jeffrey C. Kramer (Hendricks), Susan Backlinie (Chrissie).
Awards: Winner, 1976 Golden Globe Award: Best Original Score, Motion Picture--John Williams; 1976 Academy Awards: Best Film Editing--Verna Fields; Best Music, Original Score--John Williams; Best Sound--Robert L. Hoyt, Roger Heman Jr., Earl Madery, and John R. Carter.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; dual layer.
Contents: Main titles --
Chrissie's last swim --
A feast for the crabs --
If you yell shark --
Blood on the beach --
The town meeting --
The shark & Sunday dinner --
The expert --
The wrong shark --
The dead of night --
July 4th --
Predator in the pond --
The shark hunters --
Face-to-face --
Scars --
The chase --
Hooper goes in --
Quint's last stand --
Brody & the beast --
End titles.
Other Titles: Jaws (Motion picture : 1975)
Responsibility: Universal Pictures ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; screenplay by Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

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In the ocean surrounding Amity, a small tourist resort off the coast of New England, a 25-foot man-eating predator stalks any human foolish enough to get in the water. At first, the only believer in the shark's existence is the town's chief of police, Martin Brody. Brody enlists the help of scientist Matt Hooper and Quint, a crusty old seaman whose life is devoted to hunting sharks. The threesome sets off in Quint's boat to kill the leviathan. The film that originated the 'summer blockbuster' in Hollywood.

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