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Jaws 2 (1978)

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Director:

Jeannot Szwarc

Writers:

Peter Benchley (based upon characters created by), Carl Gottlieb | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roy Scheider ... Brody
Lorraine Gary ... Ellen Brody
Murray Hamilton ... Mayor Vaughn
Joseph Mascolo ... Peterson
Jeffrey Kramer ... Hendricks
Collin Wilcox Paxton ... Dr. Elkins (as Collin Wilcox)
Ann Dusenberry ... Tina
Mark Gruner ... Mike
Barry Coe ... Andrews
Susan French ... Old Lady
Gary Springer ... Andy
Donna Wilkes ... Jackie
Gary Dubin ... Ed
John Dukakis ... Polo
G. Thomas Dunlop ... Timmy
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Storyline

Four years after the events of the original "Jaws", the town of Amity suddenly experiences series of mysterious boating accidents and disappearances. Chief of Police, Martin Brody, fears that another shark is out there, but he is ignored by the townsfolk. Unfortunately, he's right - there is another Great White in the sea. Written by darkmage7280

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water... See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jaws 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Okaloosa Island, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,866,023, 18 June 1978

Gross USA:

$81,766,007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$187,884,007
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (television)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Boats and parts for their maintenance were purchased from local businesses. One proprietor said that he sold "Universal approximately $400,000 worth of boats and equipment". See more »

Goofs

After Mike's friends pull him out of the water, unconscious, his head keeps moving further and further to the right. At one point, he actually picks his head up, and sets it back down. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Martin Brody: Come on, come on, come on!
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Alternate Versions

Scripted and shot, but never included in the final print, are more exchanges of dialogue between the teenagers, mostly between the not so introduced teens such as Lucy, Polo, Patrick, and Brook. See more »


Soundtracks

The Girl from Ipanema
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Written by Antonio Carlos Jobim
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a good film
11 September 2016 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

it is a different perspective about the story. and the only sin is the ignoring of the great possibilities to explore the universe of the teenagers . but the film has many virtues and this is the only important thing. few memorable scenes - few really silly -, the good job of Roy Scheider, the spirit of youth and the confrontation with an early legend. the inspired option to discover it remains to ignore the original. because not only the perspective is different but the message. no Hemingway, no Melvill. only a helicopter in a delicate situation, a more impressive shark and the screams. each as brick of a decent movie who not desires to impress only to entertain.


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