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Jaws  Cover Image DVD DVD

Jaws / Universal Pictures ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; screenplay by Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783244398
  • ISBN: 9780783244396
  • ISBN: 0783244401
  • ISBN: 9780783244402
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Anniversary collector's edition, anamorphic widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based upon the novel by Peter Benchley.
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1975.
Special features: The making of Jaws [featurette] (60 min.); Deleted scenes (10 min.); Outtakes (2 min.); Get out of the water! trivia game [interactive feature]; Shark world [text feature]; Production photographs [slide show]; Storyboards [slide show]; Theatrical trailers (6 min.); Production notes [text feature]; Cast & filmmakers [text feature]; Recommendations [text feature]; Screen saver [DVD-ROM feature requires a DVD-ROM drive]; DVD newsletter [text feature].
Formatted Contents Note:
Main titles -- Chrissie's last swim -- A feast for the crabs -- If you yell shark -- Blood on the beach -- The town meeting -- The shark & Sunday dinner -- The expert -- The wrong shark -- The dead of night -- July 4th -- Predator in the pond -- The shark hunters -- Face-to-face -- Scars -- The chase -- Hooper goes in -- Quint's last stand -- Brody & the beast -- End titles.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Bill Butler ; film editor, Verna Fields ; music by John Williams ; production designer, Joseph Alves Jr. ; special effects, Robert A. Mattey ; underwater photography, Rexford Metz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Robert Shaw (Quint), Roy Scheider (Brody), Richard Dreyfuss (Hooper), Lorraine Gary (Ellen Brody), Murray Hamilton (Vaughn), Carl Gottlieb (Meadows), Jeffrey C. Kramer (Hendricks), Susan Backlinie (Chrissie).
Summary, etc.:
In the ocean surrounding Amity, a small tourist resort off the coast of New England, a 25-foot man-eating predator stalks any human foolish enough to get in the water. At first, the only believer in the shark's existence is the town's chief of police, Martin Brody. Brody enlists the help of scientist Matt Hooper and Quint, a crusty old seaman whose life is devoted to hunting sharks. The threesome sets off in Quint's boat to kill the leviathan. The film that originated the 'summer blockbuster' in Hollywood.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA Rating: Rated PG.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; dual layer.
Language Note:
In English with optional subtitles in French; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Winner, 1976 Golden Globe Award: Best Original Score, Motion Picture--John Williams; 1976 Academy Awards: Best Film Editing--Verna Fields; Best Music, Original Score--John Williams; Best Sound--Robert L. Hoyt, Roger Heman Jr., Earl Madery, and John R. Carter.
Subject: Sharks > Drama.
Islands > Drama.
Summer resorts > Drama.
Male friendship > Drama.
American fiction > Film adaptations.
New England > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Fiction films.
Horror films.
Monster films.
Film adaptations.
Films for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 13 of 13 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Jefferson County.


  • 0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Jefferson County Library-Northwest DVD JAWS (Text) 30000024881355 Videos Available -
Jefferson County Library-Windsor DVD JAWS (Text) 30000023604576 Videos Available -

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