Day 9 of 31
Jaws (Horror, Thriller, Adventure, Drama, 1975) (15) D: Steven Spielberg W: Peter Benchley (book) C: Roy Schneider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfus, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton. 2h 04m. USA.
Synopsis : When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.
TAGLINE : It was the perfect feeding ground.
The ultimate watery creature feature, breaking water on new waves of giant animal horror movies. Without this classic gem we honestly wouldn’t have Sharknado (2013) and I don’t know if that’s a good or bad thing? It’s pretty impressive that Jaws does manage to still hold up even though lots of the inspired films do not. It kicked off Spielberg’s career in monster creatures and in a host of summer blockbuster movies. Continue reading Jaws (1975)