History Film / Jaws

16th Jun '16 12:42:05 AM Az_Tech341
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->''"There is a creature alive today that has survived millions of years of evolution, without change, without passion, and without logic. It lives to kill; a mindless, eating machine. It will attack and devour anything. It is as if God created the devil and gave himů Jaws."''

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->''"There is a creature alive today that has survived millions of years of evolution, without change, without passion, and without logic. It lives to kill; a mindless, eating machine. It will attack and devour anything. It is as if God created the devil and gave himů Jaws.jaws."''
9th Jun '16 4:26:19 PM ajbit26
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** He has another when one of his deputies flippantly mentions some of the townsfolk hoping to get on the cover of some magazines.

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** He Brody has another when one of his deputies flippantly mentions some of the townsfolk hoping to get on the cover of some magazines.



* {{Fingor}}: What leads to Quint's death; one of Hooper's oxygen tanks falls on his hand, causing him to lose his grip on the now sinking ''Orca''.

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* {{Fingor}}: {{Fingore}}: What leads to Quint's death; one of Hooper's oxygen tanks falls on his hand, causing him to lose his grip on the now sinking ''Orca''.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Quint is the town's major expert on shark hunting, and has a sizable collection of shark trophies at his shop. When we find out he was on the USS ''Indianapolis'' -- Hooper stops mocking Quint [[OhCrap the second he finds out]] -- we realize he's been hunting sharks for 30 years to get his revenge for what they'd done to his crewmates.

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Quint is the town's major expert on shark hunting, and has a sizable collection of shark trophies at his shop. When we find out he was on the USS ''Indianapolis'' -- Hooper stops mocking Quint [[OhCrap the second he finds out]] -- we realize he's been hunting sharks for 30 years to get his revenge for what they'd done to his crewmates.crew mates.



* VertigoEffect: Chief Brody's reaction to seeing the Kintner boy being attacked by the shark. Hitchcock might have invented it, but Spielberg's flawless use of the technique here is why everyone recognises it today.

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* VertigoEffect: Chief Brody's reaction to seeing the Kintner boy being attacked by the shark. Hitchcock might have invented it, but Spielberg's flawless use of the technique here is why everyone recognises recognizes it today.
4th Jun '16 10:52:14 PM ajbit26
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** He has another when one of his deputies flippantly mentions some of the townsfolk hoping to get on the cover of some magazines.



* {{Fingor}}: What leads to Quint's death; one of Hooper's oxygen tanks falls on his hand, causing him to lose his grip on the now sinking ''Orca''.



* ItCanThink: The shark thinks almost as a human.

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* ItCanThink: The shark thinks almost as a human.shark, to the increasing horrifying realization of our heroes.
4th Jun '16 7:48:49 PM pwiegle
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** This was a deliberate choice on Spielberg's part; he insisted on avoiding anything red in the costumes and scenery, so that the sight of blood would be more of a shock to the audience.
4th Jun '16 9:54:32 AM nombretomado
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It also spawned plenty of merchandise, including trading cards, toys, and four {{licensed game}}s; ''VideoGame/{{Jaws}}'' for the UsefulNotes/{{NES}}, ''Jaws: The Computer Game'' for UsefulNotes/{{Commodore 64}}, ''VideoGame/JawsUnleashed'' for PS2 and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox}}, and ''Jaws: Ultimate Predator'' for UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} and Nintendo3DS. The Ride/UniversalStudios Theme Parks also had many ''Jaws''-inspired rides (though the one in Orlando was deactivated to expand the ''Film/HarryPotter'' area).

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It also spawned plenty of merchandise, including trading cards, toys, and four {{licensed game}}s; ''VideoGame/{{Jaws}}'' for the UsefulNotes/{{NES}}, ''Jaws: The Computer Game'' for UsefulNotes/{{Commodore 64}}, ''VideoGame/JawsUnleashed'' for PS2 UsefulNotes/{{PS2}} and UsefulNotes/{{Xbox}}, and ''Jaws: Ultimate Predator'' for UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} and Nintendo3DS. The Ride/UniversalStudios Theme Parks also had many ''Jaws''-inspired rides (though the one in Orlando was deactivated to expand the ''Film/HarryPotter'' area).
2nd Jun '16 12:42:22 PM Boggs
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** The mayor has his HeelRealization after he allows the beach to stay open and realizes ''his'' kids were there also.
24th Apr '16 9:22:18 PM WhiteCrane
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* InstantWinCondition: Part of the suspense during the final duel between the shark and [[spoiler:Brody]] is that it's an automatic win for the shark as soon as [[spoiler:the ''Orca'' completely sinks; Brody nails the shot on the scuba tank just in time]].
17th Apr '16 8:16:56 PM dsneybuf
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->''"There is a creature alive today that has survived millions of years of evolution, without change, without passion, and without logic. It lives to kill; a mindless, eating machine. It will attack and devour anything. It is as if God created the devil and gave himů [[TitleDrop Jaws]]."''

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->''"There is a creature alive today that has survived millions of years of evolution, without change, without passion, and without logic. It lives to kill; a mindless, eating machine. It will attack and devour anything. It is as if God created the devil and gave himů [[TitleDrop Jaws]].Jaws."''
19th Mar '16 11:47:19 PM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:312: [[AdaptationDisplacement Wait, it was a book?]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:312: [[caption-width-right:300: [[AdaptationDisplacement Wait, it was a book?]]]]
19th Mar '16 12:09:40 PM Kooshmeister
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* AdaptationNameChance: Michael Brody is named Martin Brody Jr. in the book. Possibly his name was changed for the purposes of the OneSteveLimit.

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* AdaptationNameChance: AdaptationNameChange: Michael Brody is named Martin Brody Jr. in the book. Possibly his name was changed for the purposes of the OneSteveLimit.
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