Jaws 2 Reviews

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February 27, 2021
A fairly decent sequel...
August 30, 2020
By telling the same story again (and with a weighty two-hour running time), it merely reinforces the notion that Spielberg's vision was comprehensive and complete.
August 1, 2019
Jaws 2 manages to entertain and scare. At the end of the day, isn't that what it's all about? [Full Review in Spanish]
June 3, 2019
Doesn't have Spielberg's storytelling elegance or sense of pacing, but by pretty much any measure Jaws 2 is a solid adventure yarn
September 28, 2018
There was reason to believe that "Jaws 2" would be a mess. It isn't. It's better than most sequels. It's formula-ridden but slick, and the special effects work as intended.
September 28, 2018
Far from a classic, but a very worthy follow-up.
September 28, 2018
Stalwart Scheider is in full control of this blasé follow-up that makes one wonder why mayor Murray Hamilton hasn't learnt any lessons from previous events.
September 28, 2018
I am also a fan of slasher movies, so I like that the film almost seems like a Jaws-ified response to the slasher boom, as the film's second half revolves around a group of trapped teens being menaced by the shark.
October 17, 2017
While it lacks the originality, wit and character interplay that gave "Jaws" an exceptionally appealing impact, "Jaws 2" is proficient enough to avoid bombing out.
July 4, 2017
It never comes close to the classic status of its predecessor, but for drive-in horror thrills, this still has sufficient bite.
September 27, 2016
Unnecessary sequel has less plot, more peril and violence.
June 16, 2016
The surprise in Jaws 2 is that, given the givens, it came out as well as it did. For me, in terms of sheer visceral zapping, it's better than the first time around (or under).
January 11, 2012
Nowhere near as good as the first, and lacks the traces of true stupidity that make the latter two fun bad movies.
April 23, 2007
Rather redundant, rather biting. What, fish again?! Still, not a bad sequel.
February 25, 2007
June 24, 2006
Suspension of disbelief might have been possible had this been a ripping good yarn; but the kids are just plain silly, and it's a toss-up to decide which is more unconvincing, the shark or Scheider.
November 6, 2005
Roy Scheider is the only redeeming quality of this sequel.
October 21, 2005
A vastly underrated sequel with plenty of shocks and nail-biting tension. Not quite up to the original, but still loads of fun.
July 1, 2005
July 27, 2004
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