- 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, Lee Fierro, Ted Grossman, Robert Chambers, Peter Benchley
Distributed by Universal Pictures. Zanuck/Brown
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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