Jaws Reviews

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September 21, 2017
Jaws is a grisly film, often ugly as sin, which achieves precisely what it set out to accomplish-scare the hell out of you.
December 22, 2016
Jaws is a splendidly shrewd cinematic equation which not only gives you one or two very nasty turns when you least expect them but, possibly more important, knows when to make you think another's coming without actually providing it.
July 31, 2015
I don't think there's a more exciting talent at work right now than Spielberg, an authentic moviemaking prodigy, and perhaps his worst problem from June 20, 1975, on will be preventing success from making a nervous or artistic wreck of him.
July 6, 2015
Perhaps the most perfectly constructed horror story in our time.
June 12, 2015
Director Steven Spielberg has immeasurably improved the bestselling Peter Benchley potboiler novel.
May 29, 2015
Spielberg had paced the film beautifully so that one is always on edge, tensed for those scary moments that turn out to be false alarms, and left somehow totally unprepared for the real shocks.
July 9, 2019
Sure, the shark looks a tad mechanical. But the film's still a masterpiece of suspenseful story-telling, aided by John Williams' brilliant score, ground out on a tuba.
June 3, 2019
A perfect movie in nearly every way.
November 4, 2018
With compelling characters, high-tension storyline, and top-drawer direction, it's as perfect today as when it was released.
July 5, 2018
Jaws is a quintessential American movie.
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