Quotations from Jaws
Jaws is a horror thriller film about a giant man-eating great white shark that attacks beachgoers on Amity Island. After the attack, the local police chief tries to hunt it down with the help of a marine biologist and a professional shark hunter. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss. The release of this film is seen as a change in cinema direction and the evolvement of the summer blockbuster. This film won three Oscar awards and was nominated for Best Picture.
Jaws is a fantastic horror film that is still loved today, even though it was created around forty years ago. Read some quotes from this thriller that changed the future below.
Tom Cassidy: What's your name again?
Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins: Chrissie.
Tom Cassidy: Where are we going?
Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins: Swimming.
Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins: Come on into the water!
Mayor Vaughn: And what did you say the name of this shark is?
Hooper: It's a carcaradon carcharias. It's a Great White.
Mayor Vaughn: Fellows, let's be reasonable, huh? This is not the time or the place to perform some kind of a half-assed autopsy on a fish... And I'm not going to stand here and see that thing cut open and see that little Kintner boy spill out all over the dock.
Hooper: This was no boat accident.
Quint: Back home we got a taxidermy man. He gonna have a heart attack when he see what I brung him.
Hooper: I'm not going to waste my time arguing with a man who's lining up to be a hot lunch.
Brody: You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Hooper: That's a twenty footer.
Quint: Twenty-five. Three tons of him.
Brody: What day is this?
Hooper: It's Wednesday... eh, it's Tuesday, I think.
Brody: Think the tide's with us?
Hooper: Keep kicking.
Brody: I used to hate the water...
Hooper: I can't imagine why.
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