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Jaws 2 (1978) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

6601

Avg. Rating:

2.39/4

# of Ratings:

123

Genres:

Action, Horror

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

06/16/1978

Director:

Jeannot Szwarc

Actors:

Roy Scheider
Lorraine Gary
Murray Hamilton
Joseph Mascolo
Jeffrey Kramer
Mark Gruner

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

Four years after a great white shark terrorized the town of Amity, a series of deaths convinces Police Chief Brody that another shark has made its home in the quaint town. -- Chris Kavan

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Yojimbo 09/26/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2/4 

Rather pointless re-telling of the ultimate shark story. A bunch of mildly irritating teens are a little harder to have sympathy for, but at least Roy Scheider stayed on board...

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Snoogans 11/02/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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A dumbed down version of the first that is barely half as entertaining. It piles on the attacks and the body count is higher, but so what?

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mitchellyoung 07/21/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2/4 

Although the main cast is back with the same realistic conviction in their performances, the suspense is largely sucked out of most of the action scenes. The shark becomes more of a "slasher" villain, having a scarred face and specifically stalking its prey, rather than the scarily mysterious rogue beast of the first film. Sillier than the first.

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Chris Kavan 10/28/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2/4 

Although not as good as the original (what sequel truly ever is?) this one at least is watchable. It still has that sense of dread and foreboding, and the shark looks a little better this time. Worth at least one watch.

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