MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,686 this week

The Shark Is Still Working (2007)

 -  Documentary  -  2007 (USA)
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 385 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 14 critic

After three decades, Jaws continues to intrigue, thrill and frighten viewers. This documentary focuses on the many ways Jaws has helped to shape common elements of pop culture.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 91 titles
created 21 Jul 2011
 
a list of 7 titles
created 19 Aug 2012
 
list image
a list of 26 titles
created 08 Feb 2013
 
a list of 41 titles
created 15 Feb 2013
 
a list of 2131 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Shark Is Still Working (2007)

The Shark Is Still Working (2007) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Shark Is Still Working.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Excellent and very detailed documentary on the making of a classic. Filled with appealing trivia, exhaustive interviews with cast and crew members, and never before seen footage.

Director: Laurent Bouzereau
Stars: Joe Alves, Susan Backlinie, Peter Benchley
Grind (1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

When a drag-racing, hard-luck parolee moves in with his brother in hopes of that ever-elusive fresh start in life, he's sure to be warm for the form of his brother's bored young wife. ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Kentis
Stars: Billy Crudup, Adrienne Shelly, Paul Schulze
Jaws (1975)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss
Shark Hunter (2001)
Action | Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

Years after his parents are killed by a megalodon (an enormous shark that has supposedly been extinct for millions of years), Dr. Spencer is obsessed with the idea of hunting down and ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Codd
Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Christian Toulali, Grand L. Bush
Jaws 2 (1978)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Stars: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton
Iron Cross (2009)
Drama | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Joseph, a retired New York police officer, played by the late Roy Scheider, travels to Nuremberg to visit his son Ronnie years after turning his back on him for rejecting a promising career... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Newton
Stars: Roy Scheider, Scott Cohen, Alexander Newton
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

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

Director: Joseph Sargent
Stars: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles
Open Water (2003)
Biography | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Based on the true story of two scuba divers accidentally stranded in shark infested waters after their tour boat has left.

Director: Chris Kentis
Stars: Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis, Saul Stein
Jaws 3-D (1983)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

The sons of police chief Brody must protect civilians at a Sea World theme park after a 35-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them.

Director: Joe Alves
Stars: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale
Foxglove (2008)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Burrard Blunt is a 33 year old film-maker trying to regain momentum in his career, which has slipped into a dead end of addictions and wasted promise. His wife Virginia - the most famous ... See full summary »

Directors: Kayt Jones, Jay Rodan
Stars: Jay Rodan, Annie Burgstede, Daniel Travis
Jaws on Netflix (Video 2013)
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A fisherman gets bored on a slow day of fishing, then has his world get a little too real when he pulls up "Jaws" on his mobile device.

Director: Juan Pesquera
Stars: John Copeland, Hugh Kinslow
Jaws: The Inside Story (TV Movie 2010)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Steven Spielberg, David Fear
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself
Joe Alves ...
Himself
Roy Arbogast ...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Himself
Peter Benchley ...
Himself
Adam J. Bezark ...
Himself
Laurent Bouzereau ...
Himself
...
Himself
Bob Burns ...
Himself
...
Himself
Anthony Caleca ...
Himself
Henry Carreiro ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

After three decades, Jaws continues to intrigue, thrill and frighten viewers. This documentary focuses on the many ways Jaws has helped to shape common elements of pop culture.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Impact and Legacy of Jaws

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2007 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Percy Rodrigues's final public appearance. See more »

Connections

References Jaws (1975) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
An Astounding Tale on the The Head, The Tail...
12 April 2006 | by (Jacksonville, Florida) – See all my reviews

Now that the documentary is finished and I've seen a complete version tapping out at 3 hours and 8 minutes long (Universal, you REALLY need to release a full 2-disc version of this), I must say it is the quickest paced documentary on any subject that I have ever seen. Much less, one on THE best film ever made and my personal favorite film of all time.

TSISW certainly tells some very intriguing production stories that haven't been told and of the ones that it goes over that have been told, there are new elements in these tried-and-true tales that make them worth hearing yet again. Everyone is familiar with the troubled production and the Great-White-Turd (Spielberg's term) that rarely worked and a cast and crew that practically went stir crazy to get even 30 seconds "in the can" every day.

But TSISW delves further still into this famed film that was the inaugural fire-starter of the "summer-blockbuster". I won't give away any of these never-heard or never-seen treasures, but there are surprises that can captivate even the most jaded Jaws fan. It did for me. I was literally in mouth-gaping awe of many of these stories, including "The Legacy" section of the documentary which touched on the tremendous fan-base, making me feel not so alone in my obsession of a truly brilliant film, with a stellar cast, a powerful score, a crafty script, an up & coming director and an all around power house movie.

So, to the TSISW producers and to "Jaws" (& all of those associated with it), I tip my hat to you for a truly incredible piece of work on an incredible piece of work.


32 of 37 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is this EVER going to be released?!?!? emmabemma
I officially give up. BSlaughter
LA Premiere last night!! evanangel1
It will be the greatest jaws1fan
The Shark Is Still Working vagneurf
The Fans Are Still Working nettos
Discuss The Shark Is Still Working (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page