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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
Charles Bowleg ...
William
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Mr. Witherspoon
Mary Smith ...
Tiffany
Edna Billotto ...
Polly
Fritzi Jane Courtney ...
Mrs. Taft
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Storyline

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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shark | sea | bahamas | christmas | funeral | See All (73) »

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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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Jaws 4  »

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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

Film debut of Elden Henson, using his birth name Eldon Ratliff. See more »

Goofs

On the beach before Ellen and Hoagie go off on their flight, Ellen is wearing a white sweater. On the plane she's seen wearing a green sweater (a light brown jacket over her shoulders); seconds later, as she grasps the wheel, her sleeves are blue! At the festival, walking with Hoagie, she's wearing that blue sweater. Several costume changes in the space of an hour or less, within the same story segment? Continuity, shame on you. See more »

Quotes

Michael Brody: How come it's my responsibility?
Carla Brody: Because.
Michael Brody: Oh. OK, now I understand; all you had to do was explain it. I take out the garbage... because.
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Theme From Jaws
Composed by John Williams
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Utter claptrap... and that's being generous
23 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

Please...I have heard some nonsense in my time, but the defence of such a monstrous production is well...indefensible. Spouting claptrap about Shakespeare doesn't dignify what is a ridiculous and feeble offering of a motion picture.

This movie was so bad it virtually spoofed itself. Hey I know, why not on top of the shark following them all to the Bahamas doesn't it learn to walk too, and then it could follow them if they decided to move inland.

Michael Caine is a very good actor who has a habit of appearing in bad movies. In this one was impressive as he managed to keep a straight face throughout.

So bad it's beyond redemption of any kind and richly deserves it's place at #33 in the bottom rated IMDb movies. It's amazing it did that well.

I'm glad the director has taken the time to submit his review though.


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