Jaws

Want to watch 'Jaws' on your TV or mobile device at home? Discovering a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Steven Spielberg-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to take the pressure off.

We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription choices - along with the availability of 'Jaws' on each platform. Now, before we get into all the details of how you can watch 'Jaws' right now, here are some specifics about the Universal Pictures, Zanuck/Brown Productions thriller flick.

Released February 27th, 1996, 'Jaws' stars Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary The PG movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 4 min, and received a score of 87 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from 20 knowledgeable critics.

Curious to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "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."

'Jaws' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on VUDU, Amazon.com, Netflix, YouTube, and XFINITY .