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Release Date: February 27th, 1996

DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2000

PG|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and grizzled ship captain Quint (Robert Shaw) offer to help Brody capture the killer beast, and the trio engage in an epic battle of man vs. nature.

Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey Kramer, Susan Backlinie

Director: Steven Spielberg

Genres: Horror, Adventure, Thriller

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Zanuck/Brown Productions

Distributors: DiscoVision, Universal Pictures

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