The peaceful resort town of Amity, Massachusetts has always depended upon its thriving summer tourist trade to get it through the lean winter months ahead. But when a swimmer is killed by a great white shark, Sheriff Brody faces great opposition when he proposes to close the beaches, right before the 4th of July holiday weekend... Based on the novel by Peter Benchley, this is the film that really put Spielberg on the map.
Peter Benchley (novel); Peter Benchley (screenplay); Carl Gottlieb (screenplay).
Roy Scheider (Police Chief Martin Brody); Robert Shaw (Quint); Richard Dreyfuss (Matt Hooper); Lorraine Gary (Ellen Brody); Murray Hamilton (Mayor Larry Vaughn); Carl Gottlieb (Ben Meadows); Jeffrey Kramer (Deputy Leonard 'Lenny' Hendricks (as Jeffrey C. Kramer)); Susan Backlinie (Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins); Jonathan Filley (Tom Cassidy); Ted Grossman (Estuary Victim); Chris Rebello (Michael Brody); Jay Mello (Sean Brody); Lee Fierro (Mrs. Kintner); Jeffrey Voorhees (Alex Kintner); Craig Kingsbury (Ben Gardner). Please contact SFC to add other cast members and characters.
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