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Action, Horror | 1975 | PG. 2hr 4min
CAST: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg SCIENCE ON SCREEN

film synopsis

A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a part-time sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down.


What’s Really the Scariest Thing in the Sea? 
Plunging into Ocean Plastics


Karen Povey, Curator of Conservation Engagement, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre. With major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
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Perhaps the most perfectly constructed horror story in our time.
Arthur Knight, Hollywood Reporter
Spielberg had paced the film beautifully so that one is always on edge, tensed for those scary moments that turn out to be false alarms, and left somehow totally unprepared for the real shocks.
Kathleen Carroll, New York Daily News
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