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Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.

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After the encounter with the shark at Sea World, Sean Brody has returned to Amity. Here he has assumed his father's role, working for the police department, and is engaged to a young woman named Tiffany. His mother, Ellen, still lives in Amity as well. Mike Brody is now married to Carla and is researching conch snails with his partner, Jake, in the Bahamas. One night, while repairing a buoy in Amity harbor from the police boat, Sean is ambushed from below and killed by the Brodys' old enemy - a Great White Shark. After the funeral Ellen wants Mike to stay off the water, but he refuses and takes Ellen back to the Caribbean with him and his wife & daughter, Thea. Ellen starts trying to enjoy life again, meeting charming pilot Hoagie after having been a widow for some time. Mike & Jake encounter the Great White Shark on the water, and tag & track it for research. But the shark soon starts causing havoc, and comes after Thea on a banana boat ride! Now, Ellen, Mike, Jake & Hoagie will face... Written by Medic249a2

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On Friday June 17, man's deepest fear will rise again. See more »


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17 July 1987 (USA)  »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,763,013 (USA)
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The original script features a cameo for Richard Dreyfuss's character from the original Jaws (1975), marine biologist Matt Hooper. In Hooper's scene, he calls the Brodys and is greeted on the phone by Thea, who knows him as "Uncle Matt". Hooper is established as being close to Michael and Carla, who calls him "my second favorite marine biologist", and he gives them his condolences about Sean's death. Hooper and Michael discuss their careers, the late Martin Brody, and Hooper's once spending Christmas with the family, with Martin dressed as Santa Claus. The scene ends when Michael heads off to summon Ellen to the phone to talk to Hooper. See more »

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When Michael looked through binoculars at his mom and Hogie as they walked on the beach, Ellen was wearing white sneakers. In the next beach scene, Ellen isn't wearing any shoes. See more »

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Hoagie Newcombe: If I go any faster this thing will turn into a flying Cuisinart and we'll all be diced into oblivion!
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Nail it to the Wall
Written by Arnie Roman & Stephen Broughton Lunt
Performed by Stacy Lattisaw (as Stacy Lattislaw)
Courtesy of Motown Recording Corp.
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Even worse than #3
19 August 1999 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Ok, to sum it up. The shark roars and stands on it's tail for more than 5 seconds. It purposely hunts down members of the Brody family. Thea is annoying and should have been swallowed whole by Bruce. The shark somehow explodes when being punctured by a sharp piece of wood. ?????? A bad film, I think so!


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