- Original title
- Running time
- 124 min.
- United States
Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb. Novel: Peter Benchley
Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey C. Kramer, Susan Backlinie, Jonathan Filley, Chris Rebello, Jay Mello, Craig Kingsbury, Jeffrey Voorhees, See 4 More
Zanuck/Brown. Distributor: Universal Pictures
Horror. Drama | Animals. Sharks. Cult Movie
- Movie Groups
Jaws (Universal Studios)
| Peter Benchley Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers until a part-time sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down.
: 3 Academy Awards: Best Sound, Editing, OST. Nominted for Best Picture.
: Golden Globe: OST. Nominated for Drama, Director and Screenplay.
: BAFTA Award: Best Music. 7 nominations including Film and Director
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
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