Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb
Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey Kramer, Susan Barker Linney / Jonathan Filley / Teddy Glusman / Chris Rebelo / Jay Mello / Lee Fierro / Jeffrey Wallis / Craig Kingsbury
Genre: Drama / Adventure / Thriller
Region: United States
Runtime: 124 minutes / 130 minutes (US TV version)
Also known as: Stillness in the Water / Hajen
Rating: IMDB 8.1 / Rotten Tomatoes 97%
Amity Island is a tourist resort, a large number of tourists come here to swim. However, the appearance of the great white shark changed all that. The accident started with a couple. They went swimming in the sea. Unfortunately, the woman became the first victim. The fragmented body was horrible. Local officials were unwilling to close the site for investigation, fearing that it would affect tourism revenue, so they hired biologist Brown (Richard Dreyfuss).
Brown concluded that it was an unusually large white shark. His reminder did not attract enough attention from the authorities, and then someone died unexpectedly, and the situation became more serious. A skilled local fisherman, a policeman and Brown, three people in total, are determined to hunt and kill the great white shark. A dangerous fight begins. Who will be the final winner? What is the price to be paid to win this battle?
Jaws is a classic American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and released in 1975. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Peter Benchley and tells the story of a man-eating great white shark that terrorizes a New England beach town.
The film follows the efforts of police chief Martin Brody (played by Roy Scheider), marine biologist Matt Hooper (played by Richard Dreyfuss), and professional shark hunter Quint (played by Robert Shaw) as they try to track down and kill the shark before it can kill any more people.
Jaws was a critical and commercial success and is often regarded as one of the greatest films ever made. It was a landmark achievement in the history of cinema, introducing the concept of the summer blockbuster and setting a new standard for suspense and horror films. The film’s iconic theme music, composed by John Williams, is instantly recognizable and has become a cultural touchstone.
Jaws spawned several sequels and a franchise that has continued to this day. Despite the success of the sequels, the original film remains the most highly regarded and influential of the series, and its impact on popular culture can still be felt more than four decades after its release.