Considered to be the first movie "blockbuster," director Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Peter Benchley's novel is a masterpiece of action and suspense. The New England resort town Amity Island is terrorized by a deadly, man-eating (and woman-eating) shark and it's up to the local sheriff (Roy Scheider), a marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss), and a grizzled shark hunter (Robert Shaw) to stop the feeding frenzy. With Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton; features a classic score by John Williams. 124 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish, French; "making of" documentary; deleted scenes; outtakes; theatrical trailers; photo gallery; featurette; storyboards.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Editing
Nominee: Best Picture
- Steven Spielberg
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey Kramer, Susan Backlinie, Jonathan Filley, Ted Grossman, Chris Rebello, Jay Mello, Peter Benchley
- Also On:
- DVD Anniversary Edition, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, CD Soundtrack Col.