JawsDVD - 2012
When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town's chief of police, a young marine biologist, and a grizzled shark hunter embark on a desperate quest to destroy the beast before it strikes again.
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Believe it or not, this classic scary movie is rated PG. Be prepared for you tween to have reservations about the ocean, swimming pools and even bathtubs after watching!
When you hear this theme, get out of the water.
Jaws is rated PG, so make sure the littlest of kids have parental guidance for the many, many bloody shark attacks found in this classic horror film.
A giant great white shark wreaks havoc on swimmers.
Sharks and director Stephen Spielberg were a match made in horror heaven as this 1975 film grossed over $260 million. A cult film favorite! Adjusted for inflation, "Jaws" is the seventh-highest grossing domestic movie of all time.
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We're gonna need a bigger boat.
Ellen Brody: Martin hates boats. Martin hates water. Martin... Martin sits in his car when we go on the ferry to the mainland. I guess it's a childhood thing. It's a... there's a clinical name for it isn't there?
Quint: [the Orca, their boat, is clearly sinking with water all over the deck, Quint hands Brody a small hand pump] Pump it out Chief!
Dreyfuss as Hooper: "What we are dealing with here is a...a perfect engine, an eating machine, it's really a miracle of evolution. All this machine does is swim...& eat...& make little sharks & that's all!"
Hooper:I actually pay for most of this by myself. Brody: You rich? Hooper: Yeah.
I just heard that there was a girl killed her last week. And yet you let people go SWIMMING anyway! My boy is DEAD. I just wanted YOU....to know that."
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black_bee_112 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 14 and 14
OverCookedCookies thinks this title is suitable for 99 years and over
Frightening or Intense Scenes: People get eaten by our hero, Jaws. Too bad not everyone got eaten.
Frightening or Intense Scenes: Makes you jump and violence way too intense
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