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The Shark Is Still Working (2007)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 2007 (USA)
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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.

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Erik Hollander

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James Gelet
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Credited cast:
Steve Alten ... Himself
Joe Alves Joe Alves ... Himself
Roy Arbogast Roy Arbogast ... Himself
Steven Awalt Steven Awalt ... Himself
Susan Backlinie ... Herself
Darin Beckstead ... Himself
Jim Beller ... Himself
Charlie Benante ... Himself, drummer, Anthrax
Peter Benchley ... Himself
Adam J. Bezark Adam J. Bezark ... Himself
Laurent Bouzereau Laurent Bouzereau ... Himself
David Brown ... Himself
Bob Burns ... Himself
Bill Butler ... Himself
Anthony Caleca Anthony Caleca ... Himself
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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.

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USA

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English

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2007 (USA) See more »

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The Shark Is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of Jaws See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trailer narrated by Percy Rodrigues who also famously narrated the trailers for the four Jaws movies. See more »

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An Astounding Tale on the The Head, The Tail...
12 April 2006 | by JawsOneSee 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.


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