PG | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach resort, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
What's your name again?
Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins: Chrissie.
Tom Cassidy: Where are we going?
Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins: Swimming
Brody, Hooper, and Quint get soaked when the shark is pulling the boat backwards, but in the next shot, with Quint still wielding the machete above his head (after having cut the ropes), they appear dry. When the shot returns to a close-up of the three men, they're wet again.
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.
The DVD release includes several deleted scenes which include:
$7,061,513 (USA) (22 June 1975)