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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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Sean Brody
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Louisa
Jay Mello ...
Young Sean Brody (archive footage)
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Clarence
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William
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Mr. Witherspoon
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Tiffany
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Polly
Fritzi Jane Courtney ...
Mrs. Taft
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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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Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,154,890, 19 July 1987

Gross USA:

$20,763,013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,118,000
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Trivia

Roy Scheider was offered a cameo, but declined, stating "Satan himself could not get me to do Jaws part 4". Reportedly, if Scheider had accepted the bit part, the shark would've killed his character at the start of the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Michael goes back in the water the day after he was attacked by the shark, the left sleeve of his wetsuit has been repaired with a gray patch. The patch disappears, then reappears while he swims. See more »

Quotes

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 Back to the Future Part II (1989) See more »

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Theme From Jaws
Composed by John Williams
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Apparently sharks do take things personally.
21 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

In Jaws 2 a person told sheriff Brody that sharks don't take things personally...in this one they apparently not only do, but they also will hunt you down to the ends of the earth. This focuses on the most mediocre character of the first two Jaws, Ellen Brody. It starts with one of her sons being out on a boat and being killed by a shark. Why he is out on the water is anyone's guess seeing as he was afraid of water in 3, which I do believe this one completely ignores. This attack is probably the only real good scene in the flick cause we are off to the Caribbean where Ellen goes to visit with her other son who just doesn't seem all to upset by his brother's death. What is waiting for her here, but the exact same shark that killed her other son. Michael Caine is in this and this somehow makes me wonder why couldn't they have just forgotten about the Brody's and maybe have it be about Caine in Australia or something as a shark hunter...why do we have to have the same family, you have a better chance of being struck by lightening than you do of being attacked by a shark yet this family is constantly being attacked by sharks. Maybe they all bath in fish blood before swimming? Anyway this film is quite bad and was a pretty bad way to end the franchise.


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