Jaws: The Revenge Poster

Release Date: January 5th, 2008

DVD Release Date: May 1st, 2001

PG-13|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
The family of widow Ellen Brody (Lorraine Gary) has long been plagued by shark attacks, and this unfortunate association continues when her son is the victim of a massive great white. In mourning, Ellen goes to visit her other son, Michael (Lance Guest), in the Bahamas, where she meets the charming Hoagie Newcombe (Michael Caine). As Ellen and Hoagie begin a relationship, a huge shark appears off the coast of the island, and Ellen's trouble with the great whites begins again.

Cast: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young, Michael Caine, Judith Barsi, Lynn Whitfield, Mitchell Anderson

Director: Joseph Sargent

Genres: Horror, Adventure, Thriller

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: 1980s, Friend, Love interest, Son, Survival, Family, Mother, Pursuit, Suspenseful, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Deja vu's too kind a term to describe what happens in the latest chapter in the lives of the characters created so long ago in print by Peter Benchley and brought to life - and, eventually, to death - on screen by Steven Spielberg. [22 July 1987]

  • Jaws is looking a bit long in the tooth these days. As the venerable series (b. 1975) sets off on its fourth paddle around the pool, Jaws the Revenge is definitely dragging its tail fins. Give a poor fish a break. show more

  • Jaws the Revenge is not simply a bad movie, but also a stupid and incompetent one - a ripoff. show more

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