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Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Horror  |  17 July 1987 (USA)
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Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.



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Young Sean Brody (archive footage)
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Ellen Brody still lives in the island resort town of Amity, and her sons Sean and Michael don't work at Sea World anymore, and some time ago, Ellen's husband Martin Brody died of a heart attack that happened because he was afraid of sharks. Sean is now a deputy in Amity. One night, during the Christmas season, Sean is called to untangle a log from a buoy, and when Sean goes to the buoy, he's killed by a great white shark. After hearing about this, Michael, who is studying to be a marine biologist, visits Amity with his wife Carla and his 5-year-old daughter Thea. Wanting to get away from Amity and spend Christmas with Michael, Carla, and Thea, Ellen goes with them to their house in the Bahamas on an airplane whose pilot is Hoagie Newcombe, and Hoagie starts falling for Ellen. Michael's friend Jake, who is also studying to be a marine biologist, lives next door to Michael. Sometime later, while Michael and Jake are out at sea, their boat is attacked by the shark that killed Sean. ... Written by Todd Baldridge

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Mario Van Peebles wrote his own part. See more »


When they spot Ellen from the plane, the shark is still a long distance from the boat. A moment later it is at the boat and jumps out of the water. The shark couldn't have swum that distance in such a short time. See more »


Michael Brody: Dad died of a heart attack!
Ellen Brody: No. He died from fear. The fear of it killed him.
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Referenced in Finding Nemo (2003) See more »


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Jaw dropping
29 June 2004 | by (Manchester) – See all my reviews

There is Montezuma's revenge and then there is Jaws: The Revenge, in either case diarrhea is produced. This is really a terrible film, as if a shark would go out and take revenge on the family that "murdered" his cousins. Nonsense! It is awful to see Michael Caine in this film, I don't know why Michael appears in films like this, he must only do it for the money because the artistic merits of this film are zilch. Poor Lorraine Gary, went into retirement and then only to come out of retirement to do this turkey, and to think she felt obliged to as well, hardly a fitting finale to the end of a career. This film should have won more Razzies than it did but then against it was up against Leonard part 6!

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