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The Shark Is Still Working -- Narrated by Chief Martin Brody himself, Roy Scheider, this feature-length documentary focuses squarely on the many ways Jaws has helped to shape the film industry and pop culture.
The Shark Is Still Working -- Narrated by Chief Martin Brody himself, Roy Scheider, this feature-length documentary focuses squarely on the many ways Jaws has helped to shape the film industry and pop culture.


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The Impact and Legacy of Jaws
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. | Add synopsis »
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As entertaining as documentaries about movies can get. See more (3 total) »



Steve Alten ... Himself
Joe Alves ... Himself
Roy Arbogast ... Himself
Steven Awalt ... Himself

Susan Backlinie ... Herself

Darin Beckstead ... Himself

Jim Beller ... Himself
Peter Benchley ... Himself
Adam J. Bezark ... Himself
Laurent Bouzereau ... Himself

David Brown ... Himself
Bob Burns ... Himself

Bill Butler ... Himself
Anthony Caleca ... Himself
Henry Carreiro ... Himself

Sean Clark ... Himself

Pat Delaney ... Himself

Richard Dreyfuss ... Himself
Lee Fierro ... Herself
Jonathan Filley ... Himself
Andrea Fix ... Herself
Joe Fordham ... Himself

David Foster ... Himself

Philip M. Gardiner ... Himself (as Phil Gardiner)
Jonathan Garland ... Himself

Lorraine Gary ... Herself
Mike Gencarelli ... Himself

Andrew Gernhard ... Himself
William S. Gilmore ... Himself

Marc Gilpin ... Himself
Brian Godawa ... Himself

Carl Gottlieb ... Himself
Dana Goudreault ... Himself

Chuck Gramling ... Himself
Matt Granger ... Himself
Mike Haydn ... Himself
Patrick Read Johnson ... Himself
Roger Kastel ... Himself

Chris Kentis ... Himself
Chris Kiszka ... Himself

Jeffrey Kramer ... Himself

William E. Marks ... Himself
Kevin McCauley ... Himself
Edward McCormack ... Himself
Paul McPhee ... Himself
Jay Mello ... Himself

John Murdy ... Himself
Lynn Murphy ... Himself
Susan Bainbridge Murphy ... Herself

Greg Nicotero ... Himself (as Gregory Nicotero)
Mary Ann Nilan ... Herself

Kevin Pike ... Himself
Aron Pinsky ... Himself

Percy Rodrigues ... Himself

Robert Rodriguez ... Himself

Eli Roth ... Himself

Tom Savini ... Himself

Roy Scheider ... Himself - Narrator

Sid Sheinberg ... Himself

M. Night Shyamalan ... Himself

Bryan Singer ... Himself
Clarke M. Smith ... Himself

Kevin Smith ... Himself
Michael Smith ... Himself (as Mike 'Moviemike' Smith)

Steven Spielberg ... Himself
Eduardo Sánchez ... Himself
Jeffrey Voorhees ... Himself
Dick Warlock ... Himself
Hershel West ... Himself

John Williams ... Himself
Dick Young ... Himself

Richard D. Zanuck ... Himself

Directed by
Erik Hollander 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Gelet 

Produced by
James Gelet .... producer
Jake Gove .... executive producer
Jake Gove .... producer
Erik Hollander .... producer
Michael McCormack .... co-producer
Michael Roddy .... producer
Roy Scheider .... associate producer
Original Music by
Michael McCormack 
Cinematography by
Erik Hollander 
Film Editing by
James Gelet 
Erik Hollander 
Sound Department
Brian Church .... narration editor
Cynthia Daniels .... narration engineer
Tim Duncan .... sound re-recording mixer
Garrett Hestla .... sound mixer
Greg Parker .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
D.J. Goller .... title animation
Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Casagrande .... cinematographer: live "Great White" footage
Carol Fligor .... cinematographer: exclusive behind-the-scenes "Jaws" footage
Location Management
Aron Pinsky .... location manager: Los Angeles
Valerie Richards .... location manager: Martha's Vineyard
Music Department
Mike Haydn .... composer: additional music
Sal Salvador .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Jim Beller .... image archivist
Mark Burton .... production assistant: Martha's Vineyard
Jason Connell .... public relations
Pat Delaney .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Michael Donaldson .... clearance counsel
Matthew Drinnenberg .... production assistant: Martha's Vineyard
Eric Falkner .... technical advisor
Chuck Gramling .... production assistant: Martha's Vineyard
Jono Heighes .... director: Ron & Valerie Taylor interview
Ryan Holmberg .... technical advisor
Chris Kiszka .... production assistant: New York
Richard Martel Jr. .... image archivist
Richard Martel Jr. .... production assistant: Salt Lake City
Edward McCormack .... image archivist
Robert Meyer Burnett .... director: Bryan Singer interview
Brad Miller .... footage archivist
Andy Morris .... production assistant: Philadelphia
Dave Nelson .... technical advisor
Christopher L. Perez .... clearance counsel
Michael Smith .... production assistant: Martha's Vineyard
Allie Surina .... production assistant: Nashville
Wendy Benchley .... special thanks
Ryder Davis .... special thanks
Monica De Armond .... special thanks
Laura Lau .... special thanks
Marvin Levy .... special thanks
Vivian Mayer .... special thanks
Robert Meyer Burnett .... special thanks
Kerry Patten .... special thanks
Michael Smith .... special thanks (as Mike Smith)
Gail Stanley .... special thanks
Kristin Stark .... special thanks
Greg Van Cott .... special thanks
Doris Wood .... special thanks

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Additional Details

USA:100 min

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Percy Rodrigues's final public appearance.See more »
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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
As entertaining as documentaries about movies can get., 16 April 2006
Author: davenelson-2 from United States

Okay, so yeah, it's not out yet. I've been privileged to watch about 45 minutes of it, being a friend of the producers. I had actually never seen Jaws when I watched this footage. (my parents were very protective of me growing up...) TSISW made me want to see Jaws, so I did, and loved it! I guess that's as good an endorsement as you can give.

Even though I don't consider myself a Jaws fanatic, or even expect to see Jaws again for good while (I'll show it to my kids when they're older...), I'd recommend this documentary to anyone. It's super entertaining. I had no idea what a subconscious impact Jaws has had on the world. Now I see Jaws references in everything.

The segment about the soundtrack was my favorite. It truly is the most recognizable two notes ever played.

If you are a Stephen Spielberg fan, you must own this. You don't often get to hear him speak so intimately about his work, and especially not about Jaws. I know for a fact that the interview was quite long. I wonder if the DVD will have a lot more of it in the extra features...

Anyway, this is a fabulous documentary, and I look forward to seeing the whole thing...whenever it comes out. :)

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