Year of Release: 1975 Running Time: 2 hrs. 10 min. MPAA Rating: PG Director:Steven Spielberg Screenwriter: Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb Producers: David Brown Studio: Universal Pictures
The original movie that spawned three sequels, this was the won that drove us all out of the water. The brainchild of director Steven Spielberg this movie chronicles the tale of police chief Martin Brody's (Roy Scheider's) fight against a killer white shark that invades the peaceful Amity Island. Together with two very different shark experts Matt Hopper (Richard Dreyfuss) and Quint (Robert Shaw) they set out to sea to find and kill the shark that is terrorizing the town and ruining the Fourth of July weekend.