Jaws

Jaws
  • 1975
  • US
  • 125 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton
  • UK release: 15 June 2012

Shark meets girl, shark eats girl, shark meets cop. When peaceful Amity Island is terrorised by a rogue great white, police chief Brody (Scheider), oceanographer Hooper (Dreyfuss) and seadog Quint (Shaw) take to the hunt. Restored and digitally remastered, Spielberg's thriller balances ingenious terror with likeable characterisations and remains exceptional entertainment.

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Marine biologists Drs David Bailey, Shaun Killen and Deborah McNeill from the University of Glasgow host a special screening of "Jaws" followed by a Q&A to delve further into the science of the deep. Sponsored by the British Ecological Society. Film certificate 12A

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Reviews & features

You'll never look at classic Jaws beach scene same way again after watching this video breakdown

19 Jun 2015

Celebrate Jaws' 40 year anniversary by watching some of the best essays on the film

Saturday 20 June marks 40 years since Steven Spielberg’s Jaws changed the way we view summer, and not just by making us scared shitless of going swimming. It couldn’t be more apt that a direct descendent of Jaws just broke opening weekend box office…

Summer Festivals 2014: Five highlights from the Glasgow Science Festival programme

22 May 2014

1. Game For Debate Hosted by the University of Glasgow and designed to tie in with the Commonwealth Games’ appearance in the city, these three debates will investigate subjects on the intersection of sport and science: Is Elite Sport Good for You? (Thu…

Revisiting: Jaws

13 Jun 20125 stars

Spielberg’s thriller returns to the cinema, restored and digitally remastered

Just as the pursuit of its colossal predator cries out for a bigger boat, the much-televised Jaws demands to be seen on a bigger screen – and here’s your chance. Restored and digitally remastered to mark Universal Pictures’ 100th anniversary, Steven…

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