Jaws

Monday, September 1
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2hr 04mins // directed by:Steven Spielberg // featuring:Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss // 35mm

When a leviathan of a Great White begins making snacks out of the good people of Amity Island, it's up to police Chief Brody, the grizzled fisherman Quint, and Richard Dreyfuss to embark on one of the greatest fish stories ever told.

The physical scars these men boast and brandish in the cabin of the Orca seem like paper cuts when compared to the carnage inflicted by the teeth of their intended prey. Will these men have what it takes to reel in the horror that awaits them beneath the waves? One thing is for certain: they're going to need a bigger boat.

Very few films have the ability to instill deep rooted phobias in those who sit down to watch them. Steven Spielberg's 1975 classic terrified moviegoers to a point that almost crippled the shoreline tourism trade at the time of its release. Thirty-nine years later, the thought of a wide-open and sharp-toothed abyss lurking just beneath the surface is still very present in the minds of any swimmer whose feet leave the safety of the sea-floor.