PG | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wrecking havoc in a beach resort.
In 2014, Richard Dreyfuss was in Dublin for a special screening of " Jaws " and appeared on the very popular Irish talk show " The Late Late Show". Robert Shaw's 14 year old granddaughter was also on the show and Dreyfuss is clearly very emotional ... ...
What's your name again?
Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins: Chrissie.
Tom Cassidy: Where are we going?
Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins: Swimming
Towards the end of the movie, Hooper acknowledges to Quint he cannot get "this little needle" (a normal hypodermic needle) through the shark's skin, but says if he gets close enough he can "get him in the mouth." However, in the next scene, during a montage sequence for Hooper's shark cage assembly, it shows that the hypodermic is not the actual weapon. The hypodermic is only used to measure and deposit poison into a much larger steel, Farallon-brand Shark Dart Repeater, one which does penetrate shark skin.
The producers gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of The Nation Geographical Society and Mr. L.J.V. Compagno of the Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University.
$7,061,513 (USA) (22 June 1975)
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