Jaws 2 (1978)
Average Rating: 5.3/10
Reviews Counted: 19
Fresh: 10 | Rotten: 9
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Release Date: Jun 16, 1978 Limited
Average Rating: 2.8/5
User Ratings: 298,074
Despite being a less well-regarded virtual remake of the original film, Jaws 2 earned a tidy sum at the box office by combining its predecessor's winning formula with the popular teen horror craze, helping to spawn the era of blockbuster sequels. Roy Scheider returns as Sheriff Martin Brody, whose small resort town of Amity is poised to bounce back from the economic hardship it encountered after becoming widely known as the site of vicious shark attacks. But at the same time that Mayor Vaughn
Jun 16, 1978 Limited
May 22, 2001
MCA Universal Home Video
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Jerry M. Baxter
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Nowhere near as good as the first, and lacks the traces of true stupidity that make the latter two fun bad movies.
Rather redundant, rather biting. What, fish again?! Still, not a bad sequel.
A vastly underrated sequel with plenty of shocks and nail-biting tension. Not quite up to the original, but still loads of fun.
Delivers [Nearly] as much as the first
The first of three crummy sequels unworthy of the original.
...Jaws 2 hits a qualitative ceiling due to the joint absence of Steven Spielberg and Academy Award-winning editor Verna Fields.
the filmmakers did everything they could to breathe new life into the material without forgetting what had made that material work in the first place
Audience Reviews for Jaws 2
- Martin Brody: Alright, you big bastard! Come On! I've got something for ya' now! That's it! Attaboy, come one! Right over here! Open wide OPEN WIDE! SAY AAH!
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