When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, the police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the blood-thirsty beast.
Steven Spielberg directs a great cast in Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, and Robert Shaw. John Williams’ immortal score was an instant sensation. “Jaws” was the first summer blockbuster - a well-reviewed crowd-pleaser that sent audiences screaming for the exits.
In 2001, the film was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.