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Jaws


The Numbers Rating: 7.54 (39 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $260,000,000
International Box Office$210,700,000
Worldwide Box Office$470,700,000
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales: $932,265 Weekly Breakdown
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$12,000,000
Theatrical Release: June 20th, 1975 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: August 14th, 2012 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Franchise: Jaws
Keywords: Visual Effects, Animals Gone Bad
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Prints and Advertising Budget $4,000,000
US Video Game Sales 2006 (Jaws: Unleashed):380,000

Cast

Roy Scheider    Chief Martin Brody
Robert Shaw    Quint
Richard Dreyfuss    Hooper
Lorraine Gary    Ellen Brody
Murray Hamilton    Mayer Vaughn
Carl Gottlieb    Editor Meadows
Jeffrey Kramer    Policeman Hendricks
Susan Blacklinie    Chrissie
Jonathan Filley    Cassidy
Ted Grossman    Estuary Victim
Chris Rebello    Michael Brody
Jay Mello    Sean Brody
Lee Fierro    Mrs. Kitner
Robert Nevin    Medical Examiner
Jeffrey Voorhees    Alex Kitner
Craig Kingsbury    Ben Gardner
Peter Benchley    Interviewer
Robert Chambers    Charlie
Edward Chalmers, Jr.    Denherder
Cyprien P.R. Dube    Posner
Robert Carroll    Polk
Philip G. Murray    Mr. Taft
Jane Courtney    Mrs. Taft
Peggy Scott    Polly
Donald Poole    Harbor Master
Hershal West    Salatore
Alfred Wilde    Iteisel/Mr. Wiseman
Big Joe LaCreta    Barwood
Chris Anastasio    Out of Towner
William Pfluger    Sailboat Skipper
Richard P. Hewitt    Walter
Walter Hooper, Jr.    Harry
Richard S. Young    Pratt
Henry Carreio    Felix
Francis A. Frank    Boat Rental Man
Eleanor L. Harvey    Motorboat Skipper
William O'Gorman    Man with Dynamite
Brendan Gallagher    Man with Dynamite

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Richard D. Zanuck
Producer    David Brown
Director    Steven Spielberg
Composer    John Williams
Story Creator    Peter Benchley
Screenwriter    Peter Benchley
Screenwriter    Carl Gottlieb
Cinematographer    Bill Butler
Editor    Verna Fields
Art Director    Joseph Alves Jr.
Assistant Director    Tom Joyner
Unit Production Manager    Jim Fargo
Production Designer    Joseph Alves Jr.
Set Decorator    John M. Dwyer
Sound Mixer    John R. Carter
Sound Mixer    Robert Hoyt
Music Editor    Joseph Glassman
Casting Director    Shari Rhodes

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1975/06/20 1 $7,790,627   409 $19,048   $7,790,627 3
1975/06/27 1 $6,810,584 -13% 409 $16,652   $21,116,354 10
1975/07/04 1 $6,443,138 -5% 409 $15,753   $36,954,111 17
1975/07/11 1 $5,954,787 -8% 464 $12,834   $49,516,476 24
1975/07/18 1 $6,150,000 +3% 675 $9,111   $69,725,376 31
1975/08/01 1 $0   706 $0   $80,750,000 45
1975/08/15 1 $0   954 $0   $100,375,045 59