PG | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down.
14 August 1998 | TacoBilly
"You yell barracuda, everybody says, 'Hunh, what?' You yell shark, and we got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July."
This is the movie that started it all. I'm not talking about the Hollywood blockbuster, or the insane madness that ...
Lee Marvin was director Steven Spielberg's first choice for the role of Quint, despite his reservations about using big-name actors. Marvin thanked him but replied that he would rather go fishing. Spielberg then wanted Sterling Hayden for the role of Quint. Hayden, however,... ...
What's your name again?
Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins: Chrissie.
Tom Cassidy: Where are we going?
Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins: Swimming
Quint claims that the USS Indianapolis wasn't reported missing for a week, implying that they were at sea that long. Actually, the survivors were spotted by a PV-1 Ventura after three and a half days. The first rescue efforts began only hours later.
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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