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JAWS (1975)

JAWS <span>(1975)</span> artwork

JAWS (1975)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 124

Release dates 15/06/2012

Ratings Info Contains moderate threat and occasional gory moments

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Steven Spielberg

Cast includes Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey C. Kramer, Susan Backlinie, Jonathan Filley, Ted Grossman, Chris Rebello, Jay Mello, Lee Fierro, Jeffrey Voorhees, Craig Kingsbury, Dr. Robert Nevin, Peter Benchley

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over icon12A

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 05/06/2012

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

JAWS is a 1975 drama in which a small US island community is terrorised by a great white shark.

Theme

There are a number of frightening scenes in which the shark threatens or attacks humans.

Injury detail

Some of the shark attacks include sight of blood and brief gory images, including a spray of blood when a boy is attacked, and sight of a severed leg dropping to the bottom of the sea.

There is a brief scene of soft drug use as a marijuana joint is passed and smoked in the background during a party scene. Cigarette and pipe smoking is also shown in a number of scenes.

There is brief female breast nudity in a non-sexual context.

Mild bad language includes uses of 'shit', 'damned', 'God', 'Christ', 'bastards', 'goddamn', 'son of a bitch', 'crap', 'frigging', 'ass', 'screw around' and 'bloody'.

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Details

Title
JAWS
Also known as
JAWS 3-D
Year
1975
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
CIC Video,Universal Pictures Int (UK),C.I.C. (UK),Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video
Classified date(s)
16/05/2012
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF040209

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