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Jaws

(DVD - 2000 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Jaws


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A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it.
Title: Jaws
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. :, Universal Home Video,, c2000
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (125 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Notes: Based on the novel by Peter Benchley
Originally produced as motion picture in 1975
Summary: A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it.
Awards & Distinctions: Other Lists - American Film Institute's List of the 100 Greatest Movies
ISBN: 0783244401
9780783244396
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its not a scary movie but when your done watching it go swimming in echo dale

Report This Aug 20, 2013
  • 2101kol rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Impressive filmmaking despite the film being made for a 1975 release date.

Report This May 31, 2013
  • uzebdrumz rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The secret of this film is not the shark perse, but the idea of the shark, created and perpetuated by the relatively simple theme music, and the visual elements that contribute to the idea of the shark's presence. The fact that the mechanical shark did not work very often actually made the film better because of the indirect shark references. The special features are worth a look if only to see the recounting of Spielberg's reaction to the music score. Two notes on the piano? Really? That's all it took to change the ocean for millions of people.

Report This Jan 30, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Spawned the entire summer blockbuster genre. We owe this film. Best watched on Blu-Ray, but fantastic regardless.

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  • kevfarley rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Evin better than I remenbered !!

Copy with NYPL ID # 3 3333 19096659 4 (Performing Arts Library Records Collection) is seriously scratched. Multiple skips and stops during playback. Rcmd replacement.

Report This Sep 23, 2012
  • EVAN24 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Smile you son of a-. I've seen this movie many times before, but you haven't truly seen it until you've seen it on this Blu-ray remaster, the video quality is absolutely phenomenal. If you have a high definition television, prepare for an amazing movie experience. As for the movie itself, an absolute classic masterpiece and really set the world wide precedence for humans fear of sharks.

Report This May 03, 2012
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very scary movie when I saw it as a boy. Classic.

Report This Apr 30, 2012
  • Mocha6ft3 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I first bought this movie on VHS tape and enjoyed the Dolby Surround sound from my four speakers. Now with this "30th anniversary edition" the sound is even better. My subwoofers come to life playing that very famous bass of the oncoming terror in DTS 5.1 HOMETHEATER sound. The improved sound makes this classic even better to watch and listen to. I give this new version 5 stars!!! For very good sound....Two soft shell tacos, buttered popcorn, and a chocolate shake.

The book had more depth, with the exploration of evil and temptation. The film lost most of that, but is still fairly well-made, given it's period. You can definitely see the 70s (low) production values, but the editing and placement means the tension is there, without the massive gore-fest of more recent movies. A necessary part of film history.

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Report This Apr 23, 2012
  • ausnos rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: People get eaten by our hero, Jaws. Too bad not everyone got eaten.

Coarse Language: Swearing is in it like all classics

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Makes you jump and violence way too intense

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Sherriff: we're gonna need a bigger boat

Report This Jun 15, 2013
  • droctogonopus123 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

smile you son of a-

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  • uzebdrumz rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Quint: [the Orca, their boat, is clearly sinking with water all over the deck, Quint hands Brody a small hand pump] Pump it out Chief!

Report This Sep 19, 2012
  • laustcawz rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Dreyfuss as Hooper: "What we are dealing with here is a...a perfect engine, an eating machine, it's really a miracle of evolution. All this machine does is swim...& eat...& make little sharks & that's all!"

Hooper:I actually pay for most of this by myself. Brody: You rich? Hooper: Yeah.

Report This Feb 16, 2012
  • EowynThandawen rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

We're going to need a bigger boat.

I just heard that there was a girl killed her last week. And yet you let people go SWIMMING anyway! My boy is DEAD. I just wanted YOU....to know that."

"And so--- 1100 men went in to the water. 316 came out. The sharks took the rest. June the 29th, 1945. But we delivered the Bomb."

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