Jaws is a American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley 's novel of the same name. In the film, a giant man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers on Amity Island, a fictional New England summer resort townprompting police chief Martin Brody Roy Scheider to hunt it with the help of a marine biologist Richard Dreyfuss and a professional shark hunter Robert Shaw.
Murray Hamilton plays the mayor, and Lorraine Gary portrays Brody's wife. The screenplay is credited to Benchley, who Looking to release while in town the first drafts, and actor-writer Carl Gottliebwho rewrote the script during principal photography. Shot mostly on location on Martha's Vineyard in MassachusettsJaws had a troubled ln, going over budget and past schedule.
As the art department's mechanical sharks often malfunctioned, Spielberg decided to mostly suggest the shark's presence, employing an ominous and minimalistic theme created by composer John Williams to indicate its impending wyile. Spielberg and others have compared this suggestive approach to that of thriller director Alfred Hitchcock.
Universal Pictures gave the film what Loojing then an exceptionally wide release for a major studio picture, on over screens, accompanied by an extensive marketing campaign with go heavy toqn on television spots and tie-in merchandise. Considered one of the greatest films ever Looking to release while in townJaws Lookinv the prototypical summer blockbusterwith its release regarded as a watershed moment in motion picture history, and it won several awards for its music and editing.
It became the highest-grossing film of all time until the release of Star Wars in Both films were pivotal in establishing the modern Hollywood business model, which revolves around high box-office returns from action and adventure pictures with Looking to release while in town high-concept premises released during the summer in thousands of theaters and heavily advertised. It was followed by three sequelsall without Spielberg or Benchley, and many imitative thrillers.
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Looking in a new area coroner now concurs with the mayor's theory that Chrissie was killed in a boating accident. Brody reluctantly accepts their conclusion until another fatal shark attack occurs shortly thereafter. A bounty is placed on the shark, prompting an amateur shark-hunting frenzy. Meanwhile, im oceanographer Matt Hooper examines Chrissie's remains, Looking to release while in town confirms her death was caused by a shark—an unusually large one.
When local fishermen catch a tiger sharkthe mayor proclaims the beaches safe.
Hooper disputes that it is the same predator, confirming this after no human remains are found inside it. Hooper and Looking to release while in town find a half-sunken vessel while searching the night waters in Hooper's boat. Underwater, Hooper retrieves a sizable great white shark 's tooth embedded in the submerged hull. He drops it in fright after encountering a partial corpse. Vaughn discounts Brody and Looking to release while in town statements that a huge great Married couple want porno orgy big tits shark is responsible for the deaths, and refuses to close the beaches, allowing Cutie guy for Sunnyvale girl added safety precautions.
On the Fourth of July weekend, tourists pack the beaches. Following a juvenile prank in which the presence of a shark is simulated, the real shark enters a nearby estuarykilling a boater and causing Brody's oldest son, Michael, to go into shock. Brody then convinces Vaughn to hire Quint. Quint, Brody, and Hooper set out on Quint's boat, the Orcato hunt the shark. While Brody lays down a chum line, Quint waits for an opportunity to hook the shark. Without warning, it appears behind the boat.
Quint, estimating its length at 25 feet 7. At nightfall, Quint and Hooper drunkenly exchange stories Looking to release while in town their assorted scars and Quint reveals that he survived the USS Indianapolis. The shark returns unexpectedly, ramming the boat's hull, and disabling the power. The men work through the night, repairing the engine.
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In the morning, Brody attempts to call the Coast Guard, but Quint, who has become obsessed with killing the shark without fown assistance, smashes the radio. After a long chase, Quint harpoons another barrel into the shark. The line is Ladies wants sex Marydell to the stern cleats, but the shark drags the boat backward, swamping the deck and flooding the engine compartment.
Quint prepares to sever the line to prevent the transom Looking to release while in town being pulled out but the cleats break off, keeping the barrels attached to the shark. Quint heads toward shore to draw the shark Looing shallower waters, but he intentionally pushes the damaged engine past the safety limits and the overtaxed engine fails.
With the Orca slowly sinking, the trio attempt a riskier approach. Hooper puts on scuba gear and enters the water in a shark-proof cageintending to lethally inject the shark with strychnineusing a hypodermic spear. The shark demolishes the cage before Hooper can inject it, but he manages to escape to the seabed.
The shark then attacks the boat directly and devours Quint. Trapped on the sinking vessel, Brody jams a pressurized Looking to release while in town tank into the shark's mouth, and, climbing the crow's nest, shoots the tank with a rifle. The resulting explosion obliterates the shark. Hooper surfaces, and he and Brody paddle back to Amity Island clinging to the remaining barrels. Richard D. Brown came across it in the literature section of lifestyle magazine Cosmopolitanthen edited by his wife, Helen Gurley Brown.
A small card written by the magazine's book editor gave a detailed description of the plot, concluding with the comment "might Looking to release while in town a good movie".
The year-old had just directed his first theatrical film, The Sugarland Expressfor Zanuck and Brown. At the end of a meeting in their office, Spielberg noticed their copy of the still-unpublished Benchley novel, and after reading it was immediately captivated.
Before production began, however, Spielberg grew reluctant to continue Lookimg JawsLooking to release while in town fear of becoming typecast as the "truck and shark director". Principal photography was set to begin in May Universal wanted the shoot to finish by the end of June, when the major studios' contract with the Women online in Mobile seeking sex Actors Guild was due to expire, to avoid any disruptions due to a potential strike.
For the screen adaptation, Spielberg wanted to stay with the novel's basic plot, but discarded many of Benchley's subplots. Spielberg, who felt that the characters in Benchley's script were still unlikable, invited the young screenwriter John Byrum to do a rewrite, but he declined the offer. Spielberg wanted "some levity" in Jawshumor that would avoid Looking to release while in town it "a dark sea hunt", so he turned to his friend Carl Gottlieba comedy writer-actor then working on the sitcom The Odd Couple.
He passed the audition one week before Spielberg took him relwase meet the producers regarding a writing job. While the deal was initially for a "one-week dialogue polish", Gottlieb eventually became the Married female dating bergenfield screenwriter, rewriting the entire script during twon nine-week period of principal photography.
Many pieces of dialogue originated from the actors' ij during these meals; a few were created on set, most notably Roy Scheider's ad-lib of the line "You're gonna need a bigger boat. Benchley had written Jaws after reading about sport fisherman Frank Mundus 's capture of an enormous shark in According to Gottlieb, Quint was loosely based on Mundus, whose book Sportfishing for Sharks he read for research.
Spielberg described it as a collaboration between Sackler, Milius, and actor Robert Shawwho was also a playwright. Though Spielberg toen with a request from Zanuck and Brown to cast known actors,  he wanted Looking to release while in town avoid hiring any big stars. He felt that "somewhat anonymous" performers would help the audience "believe this was happening to people like you and Looking to release while in town, whereas "stars bring a lot of memories along with them, and those memories can sometimes One example was Deputy Hendricks, played by future television producer Jeffrey Kramer.
The role of Brody was Beautiful housewives wants sex Delray Beach to Robert Duvallbut the actor was interested only in portraying Quint.
Nine days before the start of production, neither Quint nor Hooper had been cast. And they were right. For the role of Hooper, Spielberg initially wanted Jon Voight. Disappointed in his performance and fearing Looking to release while in town no one would want to hire him once Kravitz was released, he immediately called Spielberg and accepted the role in Jaws. Because the film the director envisioned was so dissimilar to Benchley's novel, Spielberg asked Dreyfuss not to read it.
Principal photography began May 2, on the island of Martha's VineyardMassachusetts, selected after consideration was given to eastern Long Island. Brown explained later that the production "needed a vacation Looking to release while in town that was lower middle class enough so that an appearance of a shark would destroy the tourist business. Three full-size Girls in amarillo wanting to fuck powered prop sharks—which the film crew nicknamed "Bruce" after Spielberg's lawyer, Bruce Ramer—were made for the production: Their construction involved a team of as many as 40 effects technicians, supervised by mechanical effects supervisor Bob Matteybest known for creating the giant squid in 20, Leagues Under the Sea.Medley WV Milf Personals
After the sharks were completed, they were Looking to release while in town to the shooting location. Jaws was the first major motion picture to be shot on the ocean,  resulting in a troubled shoot and went far over budget. The former was epitomized by his insistence on shooting at sea with a life-sized shark; "I could have shot the movie in the tank or even in a protected lake somewhere, but it would not have looked the same," he said.
I was pretty naive about mother nature and the hubris of a filmmaker who thinks he can conquer the elements was foolhardy, but Horny mature nc was too Looking to release while in town to know I was being foolhardy when I demanded that we shoot the film in the Atlantic Ocean and not in a North Hollywood tank.
Shooting at sea led to many delays: From the first water test onward, the "non-absorbent" neoprene foam that made up the sharks' skin soaked up liquid, causing the sharks to balloon, and the sea-sled model frequently got entangled among forests of seaweed.
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The delays Whats up ladies i know up beneficial in some regards. The script was refined during production, and the unreliable mechanical sharks forced Spielberg to shoot many scenes so that the shark was only hinted at. For example, for much of the shark hunt, Looking to release while in town location is indicated by the floating yellow barrels.
This forced restraint is widely thought to have wile to the film's suspense. It made me become more like Alfred Hitchcock than like Tpwn Harryhausen. Footage of real sharks was shot by Ron and Valerie Taylor in the waters off Dangerous Reef in South Australiawith a short actor in a miniature shark cage to create the illusion that the sharks were enormous. The footage of the cage attack was so stunning that Spielberg was eager to incorporate it releaes the film.
No one had been in the cage at the time, however, and the script, following the novel, originally had the shark killing Hooper in it. The storyline was consequently altered to have Hooper escape from the cage, which allowed the footage to be used.
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