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Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

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

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$23,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,763,013 (USA)
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Trivia

Actress Lorraine Gary appeared as Ellen Brody in three of the four "Jaws" films, as did supporting actress Fritzi Jane Courtney who played her friend Mrs. Taft. Jaws 3-D (1983) was the only one that neither actress appeared in. That movie was also arguably the only one that Roy Scheider did not appear as well. He appeared in the first two films, and was seen in "Jaws: The Revenge" but only via the inclusion of a framed photograph and archive footage used for flashbacks. See more »

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Michael Caine's plane crashes in the ocean, but when he climbs aboard the Brodys' boat, his clothes are dry. Caine explained that they waited so long for the camera to turn over that his shirt and pants dried in the sun. See more »

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Michael Brody: How come it's my responsibility?
Carla Brody: Because.
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This time it's personal!
13 July 2004 | by (Bay Area, CA) – See all my reviews

It's personal because I hate this audience-insulting movie. This has got to be the stupidest horror flick of all times. The ending (all of them) alone would be enough to justify this film's place on the bottom 100 list. I mean the premise (shark is after the Brody family for revenge. It chases (and beats) the Brody's to Jamaica to harrass them and snack on a few extras).

The effects went WAY downhill for this one. The shark on the Universial Studios tram tour is more convincing then this duct-taped-at-the-seams roboshark. The acting is atrocious (especially Mario Van Peeble and his grating "hey mon" accent)


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