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Jaws – The Revenge

  • Film

Time Out says

That naughty shark spoils everyone's holiday by eating a policeman (son of Scheider from Jaws and Jaws 2) on Christmas Eve. Thereafter the movie focuses on the mother and remaining son, who happens to be a marine biologist (and to have a wife and daughter), as both become obsessed by what appears to be a vendetta against the family. While it's mostly just a matter of waiting till feeding time (and some keen anticipation as to when the jaws will silence forever a particularly irritating Cute Child), there is a hint that somebody was trying to foist some Symbolism onto the shark: as mother and son suffer an attack of the Oedipals, the creature keeps popping up grinning. Sadly, this attempt at a bit of Art (which could have had hilarious consequences) is ditched, and the film concludes with a few people getting chewed before a messy happy ending amid chunks of exploding shark.
Written by RS

Release Details

  • Duration:100 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Joseph Sargent
  • Screenwriter:Michael De Guzman
  • Cast:
    • Lorraine Gary
    • Lance Guest
    • Mario Van Peebles
    • Karen Young
    • Michael Caine
    • Judith Barsi
    • Lynn Whitfield
    • Mitchell Anderson
    • Melvin Van Peebles
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