147,139 total votes
Jaws

Jaws

Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. The prototypical summer blockbuster, its release is regarded as a watershed moment in motion picture history. In the story, a giant man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers on Amity Island, a fictional summer resort town, prompting the local police chief to hunt it with the help of a marine biologist and a professional shark hunter. The film stars Roy Scheider as police chief Martin Brody, Richard Dreyfuss as oceanographer Matt Hooper, Robert Shaw as shark hunter Quint, Murray Hamilton as the mayor of Amity Island, and Lorraine Gary as Brody's wife, Ellen. The ... more on Wikipedia

lists about Jaws

Jaws Was Inspired By The Matawan Man-Eater, And The True Story Is Even Scarier Than The Movie 309.5k views There's no denying that the movie Jaws definitely made some beach-goers scared to go into the water. However, the story that...

Jaws is ranked on...

#409 of 738 People who voted for Jaws... People in the Midwest are 2x more likely to vote for this The Most Overrated Movies of All Time 550.6k VOTES The most overrated movies of all time in one list, ranked in order of how overrated they really are. Being overrated doesn't...
#38 of 1,774 People who voted for Jaws... People in the Northeast are 2x more likely to vote for this The Most Rewatchable Movies 3.2M VOTES There are some movies that I always stop at and watch if I see them on TV or I can put in the DVD player and watch when I'm ...
#16 of 333 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime 803.3k VOTES If you're a younger millennial, you've probably heard your older friends and coworkers say things like "Hey, you g...
#142 of 185 The Best Movies for Tweens 98.4k VOTES Raising a tweenager can be a handful. It's a very awkward age all around and they can be hard to find good, family friendly ...
#28 of 6,027 People who voted for Jaws... also upvote Robert De Niro on The Best Actors Working Today also upvote Jack Nicholson on The Best Actors Working Today The Best Movies of All Time 5.1M VOTES These are the best movies of all time, ranked by movie experts and film fans alike. What are the greatest movies of all time...
#42 of 596 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time 89.6k VOTES These are the most entertaining, the most fun, the greatest disaster movies ever made, ranked by movie experts and film fans...
#5 of 1,233 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time 218.4k VOTES This list contains greatest movie themes and scores ever recorded, chosen by the Ranker community. (NOTE: This list is for f...
#5 of 582 The Best '70s Movies 57.6k VOTES This list of the best movies of the '70s includes all of the top films from the 1970s, including some of the best movies eve...
#18 of 372 The Best Movies Based on Books 128.1k VOTES List of the best movies based off books, voted on by cine-bibliophiles everywhere. Many movies are based off of books but wh...
#50 of 432 The Best Rainy Day Movies 151.3k VOTES For many, rainy days are no fun—but it doesn't have to be that way. A great way to spend such days is watching movies, ...
#12 of 708 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars 155.4k VOTES List of movies Roger Ebert gave four stars, ranked best to eh. This is NOT a complete list of all of Roger Ebert's four star...
#1 of 135 The Scariest Animal Movies Ever Made 34k VOTES A list of the scariest animal movies ever made, ranked by the sheer terror you'll feel watching them on the big (or small) s...
#5 of 13 13 Times Reshoots Led To The Best Parts Of A Movie 972 VOTES Ideally, filmmakers would create perfect movies on the first try. This doesn't always happen, though. Even major franchises ...
#7 of 367 The Greatest Movie Themes 75.3k VOTES A memorable movie theme song is an underrated crucial element that helps turn a great movie into an iconic one. At its cor...
#35 of 534 The Greatest Movies for Guys 122.3k VOTES The best guy movies of all time, ranked by fans and critics. This list includes some of the greatest guy movies ever to hit ...
#1 of 137 The Best Movies with Only One Word for a Title 6.2k VOTES A list of the best 1 word title movies, ranked by film lovers and fans of economy of words. All the films listed here h...
#25 of 204 The Best Adventure Movies 68.6k VOTES List of adventure movies. What are the best adventure movies? If you're a thrill-seeking, adrenaline-obsessed movie-goer, th...
#11 of 50 What's The Most Famous Movie Set In Every State? 26.9k VOTES Films can make you fall in love with places you've never been. Even if you haven't stood at the feet of the Statute of ...
#3 of 117 The Scariest Giant Monster Movies 30.5k VOTES List of the scariest giant monster movies of all time, as ranked by monster movie aficionados and film critics. Ever since 1...
#28 of 472 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time 129.4k VOTES The most quotable movies of all time certainly rank among the best movies ever, but there's more than just cinematic excelle...
#17 of 17 All The Horror Inspirations And Easter Eggs Hidden Throughout 'Us' 916 VOTES Co-written by Cole Rothacker. MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW. Seldom do horror movies achieve near-instant phenomenon status upon ...
#33 of 111 The Best Movies That Pass the Bechdel Test 6.9k VOTES Few movie cliches are more common than the female best friend. What's she like? What are her interests and life goals? Who k...
#29 of 275 The Best Movies for Men 10.3k VOTES The films on this list of the best movies for men have been ranked by the community as the best films guys will love. From e...
#1 of 14 An Artist From Pixar Transforms Your Favorite Horror Movies Into Kids' Books 773 VOTES It's rare to find children's artwork for adults, especially ones featuring graphic violence and mature situations. There are...
#8 of 59 The Most Rewatchable Horror Movies 15.2k VOTES Is there such a thing as comfort movies when it comes to horror? This is a list of horror movies we keep watching, even when...
#5 of 36 The Greatest Movies to Watch Outside 1.4k VOTES Going to see an outdoor movie is one of the greatest pleasures during the summer months. Seeing movies outdoors under the st...
#4 of 20 Horror Movies That Don't Look Like Horror Movies 801 VOTES A lot of factors go into making a horror movie truly scary, but don't discredit how visuals and sound play into the narrativ...
#1 of 22 The Greatest Sharks in Pop Culture History 461 VOTES Few things are scarier, more exciting, or more epic than an awesome shark, and pop culture is full of the awesome, toothy cr...
#4 of 12 12 Major Films With So Many Development And On Set Disasters They Almost Didn't Happen 364 VOTES The wheels came off things left and right in 2017, including highly anticipated films like Justice League and the Star ...
#2 of 24 Great Movies Set on the Beach 503 VOTES Blue skies and golden sand make the beach an ideal location to spent a few hours - even at the movies. Some top beach m...
#2 of 33 The Best Steven Spielberg Movies 29.2k VOTES This list ranks the top films ever made by Steven Spielberg, arguably the most famous and celebrated of all American filmmak...
#5 of 15 Horror Movies That Should Have Won The Oscar For Best Picture 4.5k VOTES Only two horror movies have won Best Picture at the Academy Awards: The Silence of the Lambs in 1992 and The ...
#139 of 163 Movies That Should Be Made Into Broadway Musicals 19.9k VOTES A list of movies that should be adapted for the Broadway stage. Each year, at least one or two popular Broadway shows are tu...
#4 of 15 Movies You Shouldn’t Watch If You Have Thalassophobia 2.6k VOTES Thalassophobia, like many other phobias, is a response to a particular stimulus. Unlike aquaphobia, a general fear of w...
#2 of 22 The Most Important "Firsts" In Film History 2.4k VOTES We can trace the history of filmmaking back to the 1890s. Motion pictures were initially considered a novelty, a peep show b...
#7 of 34 The Best Scary Movies Based on True Stories 61.5k VOTES It is said that the truth is stranger than fiction. Well, in the case of scary movies, there is probably a lot more horrifyi...
#2 of 31 The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer 1.9k VOTES Some of the most iconic horror movies are set during summer, so we're ranking the best of them. Do you have a favorite summe...
#7 of 101 The Best Opening Movie Scenes of All Time 50.3k VOTES The best opening movie scenes of all time are those first sequences of iconic films that set the tone for the magnificence t...
#9 of 186 The Greatest Animal Movies Ever Made 59.3k VOTES Some of the best and most beloved movies feature cute pets, barnyard critters, jungle animals, and dangerous beasts. What is...
#2 of 23 The Best Second Films from Famous Directors 804 VOTES The dreaded sophomore slump. A band makes a great debut album or an author writes an acclaimed first novel, but then can’t l...
#8 of 20 The Best Mondo Movie Posters (From The Alamo Drafthouse) 2k VOTES The best Mondo movie posters in one list of the greatest Mondo movie posters ever. Mondo movie posters originated from the A...
#1 of 26 The Greatest Horror Movies Set on the Open Sea 3.4k VOTES The open sea can be scary in and of itself, but when a deadly force enters the picture it becomes downright terrifying. Th...
#5 of 10 The Worst Family Vacations in Horror Movies 1.5k VOTES It's likely everyone has experienced a nightmare family vacation or two. You know, those holidays where nothing seems to go ...
#4 of 126 The Best Oscar-Winning Scores 9.3k VOTES What is best Oscar-winning musical film score? This list includes every film score that has won an Academy Award. Oscar-winn...
#10 of 39 35+ Great Movies That Blur the Lines Between Horror and Drama 2.3k VOTES Some of the creepiest movies of all time blur the line between horror and drama through disturbing storylines. The top drama...
#16 of 32 The Most Stressful Movies to Watch 914 VOTES What makes for the most stressful movies ever? Imagine that a total psychopath has wired a Los Angeles city bus to explode i...
#1 of 29 Great Movies Set Along the Coast 309 VOTES The coast may seem like a serene destination, but some of the most exciting movies of all time take place near the water. Th...
#20 of 20 51 Works of Latte Art You'll Never Want to Drink Away 7.9k VOTES Latte art is the practice of baristas drawing awesome portraits, landscapes or pictures using milk foam. These are the best ...
#1 of 25 The Scariest Ship Horror Movies Set on the Sea 1.5k VOTES There's nothing scarier than a horror movie set at sea. The top horror movies set on ships feature deadly threats from real-...
#5 of 28 The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1970s 893 VOTES The Godfather. Rocky. Star Wars. There's no denying that the 1970s marked a monumental decade in American moviemaking. These...
#13 of 35 Rainy Day Horror Movies You Can Watch Again And Again 2.8k VOTES Halloween is a time for parties, pumpkins, and scares galore. While there are fun rituals that accompany the holiday, includ...
#15 of 16 Pungent Vagina Dentata Imagery In Movies 288 VOTES The fear of and belief in vaginas with teeth (vagina dentata) arises from a wealth of myths from around the world,...
#1 of 8 '80s Inspired Stranger Things Posters 212 VOTES Prepare to find yourself falling into the upside down with this collection of '80s inspired Stranger Things promotional post...
#4 of 29 The Best Editions of Yahtzee 77 VOTES Yahtzee is the classic game of rolling dice and shouting "Yahtzee" every time you get five-of-kind. It's a great f...
#162 of 615 The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time 506.6k VOTES What are the greatest sci-fi movies of all time? Science fiction films are among the most popular movies in cinematic h...
#33 of 208 The Best Geek Movies 84.7k VOTES A list of the best geek movies. These are films featuring geeks, geek culture, or they're simply *for* geeks. If you believe...
#13 of 491 The Scariest Movies Ever Made 513.6k VOTES These are the all-time scariest movies ever made. Many of these movies have become part of the pop culture lexicon due to th...
#2 of 67 The Best Movies About Summer 12.2k VOTES It’s summertime – the feeling is easy, it's the perfect temperature, time is spent laying on the beach all afternoon, follow...
Real Locations Of Famous Horror Movies You Can Visit Today 60.9k VIEWS Some horror film fans like to immerse themselves as much as possible in their favorite thrillers by collecting&nbs...
#5 of 110 The Best '70s Horror Movies 46.1k VOTES List of the best '70s horror movies, ranked by horror buffs, film buffs, and Ranker buffs. President Richard Nixon’s resigna...
#17 of 222 The Best Classic Horror Movies 71.9k VOTES If you’re a true horror film enthusiast then you’ll recognize these famous directors and the movies that earned them worldwi...
#66 of 271 Good Movies for 13 Year Olds 97.4k VOTES This list has awesome movies for 13 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 13 year olds cov...
#11 of 49 The Best Classic Thriller Movies, Ranked 955 VOTES This list contains information on the best classic thriller movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best classi...
#38 of 181 The Best PG Adventure Movies 5.7k VOTES List of PG adventure movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG adven...
Co-Stars Who Totally Hated Each Other 11.6M VIEWS In theory, a big budget film set should be the happiest place on earth. There's free food, you're doing something you love, ...
Behind the Scenes Stories of Famous Props 1.3M VIEWS Film props are not just randomly placed objects on a movie set. Many props hold significant meaning and add to the theme of ...
#47 of 826 People who voted for Jaws... People over 50 are 2x more likely to vote for this Women are 2x more likely to vote for this The Greatest Action Movies of All Time 389k VOTES The greatest action movies of all time starring some of the best action stars to have ever fought on screen. The best action...
13 Insane Movies Effects Done Before the Advent of CGI (And How They Did It) 41.9k VIEWS The sci-fi movie Tron (1982) is often cited as the spark that lit the CGI (computer generated imagery) fire. Today, alm...
#1 of 54 The Best Shark Movies of All Time 19.6k VOTES Water. Blood. Guts. Rows and rows and rows of teeth. This is a list of the best shark movies of all time, ranked by fan...
#1 of 4 The Best Movies In The 'Jaws' Franchise 65 VOTES The Jaws franchise has been making audiences afraid of the water for years. Jaws first came out in 1975 and invited aud...
#2 of 111 The Best Movies of 1975 3.6k VOTES List of the best movies of 1975, with movie trailers when available. 1975 was the year that Jaws debuted, becoming the first...
#2 of 168 The Best Horror Movies Rated PG 2.7k VOTES List of PG horror movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG horror m...
#1 of 27 The Most Terrifying Horror Movies That Are Based on Books 959 VOTES Some of the best horror movies based on books are those where the director that can take the words off the page from the aut...
#3 of 203 The Best PG Thriller Movies 1.2k VOTES List of PG thriller movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG thrill...
Terrifying Horror Movies And The True Stories They're Based On 1.7M VIEWS While most, if not all, horror movies include a fair amount of fiction to make the story more gory and gruesome, often times...
#9 of 52 The Scariest Small Town Horror Movies 1k VOTES The greatest small town horror movies offer something special for people who like to be scared. In these settings, ther...
#19 of 68 The Best Horror Movies for Date Night 17.7k VOTES Are you hoping for the perfect horror movie pick for a night of cuddling? Horror movies can sometimes make the best choice f...
#11 of 25 The Top 25 Must-See Quintessential Horror Movies 298.5k VOTES Any film can momentarily frighten you with jump scares, special effects, and scary costumes. It isn't hard to make your audi...
#9 of 43 The Best Movies About Vacations 1.8k VOTES There’s nothing better than the holidays or summer break when we can finally break away from our normal, boring schedule and...
#1 of 65 The Best Richard Dreyfuss Movies 3.3k VOTES List of the best Richard Dreyfuss movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Richard Dreyfuss's highes...
#65 of 236 The Best PG Action/Adventure Movies 3.4k VOTES List of PG action/adventure movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best P...
35 Awesome Behind the Scenes Pictures of Movie Monsters 5.5M VIEWS This list of cool behind the scenes pictures of movie monsters features photos from the sets of your favorite monster movies...
Famous Movie Lines That Were Unscripted 721k VIEWS What if we told you the famous line, "Warriors, come out to play," is actually an unscripted, totally ad-libbed mo...
#5 of 62 The Scariest 1970s Horror Movies 7.7k VOTES The 1970s were an influential decade during which major historical events occurred – not to mention the many awesome horror ...
#1 of 50 The Best '70s Thriller Movies 1.1k VOTES The 1970s saw the rise of New Hollywood, and with it some of the most iconic films in cinema history. New Hollywood comprise...
What Was The Biggest Movie The Year You Were Born? 77.9k VIEWS What was the biggest movie the year you were born? You might be surprised to learn that many of the highest grossing mo...
#1 of 23 The Best Horror Movies Set in Massachusetts 99 VOTES The best horror movies set in Massachusetts don't all take place in Salem, but some certainly do. Other frightening fil...
Movies That Were Completely Changed at the Last Minute 24.5k VIEWS A lot of people work on a movie. There are the actors, directors, writers, cinematographers, and editors. Then, there are al...
#1 of 36 The Best Robert Shaw Movies 1k VOTES List of the best Robert Shaw movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Robert Shaw's highest grossing...
15 Movies That Were Extremely Difficult to Film 121k VIEWS Every great movie is filled with obstacles that a hero must overcome to achieve his goal. Sometimes great obstacles, however...
#1 of 56 The Best Roy Scheider Movies 1k VOTES List of the best Roy Scheider movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Roy Scheider's highest grossi...
#6 of 396 The Greatest Suspense Movies 21.2k VOTES A list of all the best suspense movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Find out if your ...
Bad Movie Extras and Actors Who Almost Ruined Films 63.4k VIEWS Extras are cast in movies to add a level of realism. If two characters are having dinner at a restaurant, there needs to be ...
#40 of 161 The 100+ Best Action Movies for Horror Fans 935 VOTES Are you ready for some frightening action-packed movies? These scary action films are the best that the hybrid genre has to ...
#4 of 51 The Horror Movies You Think You Could Have Survived 3k VOTES List of the top horror movies that you think you could have survived, as ranked by horror movie buffs. Not every horror movi...
#1 of 71 The Best Horror Movies of 1975 468 VOTES List of the best 1975 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of sc...
#2 of 151 The Best Movies About Massachusetts 481 VOTES Which of these movies about Massachusetts are the best? It's time to vote up the best movies set in the Bay State. Some of t...
Movies Where the Director Was Fired in the Middle of Production 8.1k VIEWS Making a film is a long and arduous process. From script to screen, it can months, years, or even decades to before your vis...
The Most Commonly Misquoted Film Quotes 70.5k VIEWS Film quotes are a huge part of everyday conversations, but there a lot of famous movie quotes that aren't actual quotes at a...
The Top Grossing Movies of All Time (Adjusted for Inflation) 17.8k VIEWS The top grossing movies of all time, adjusted for inflation, as reported by highest grossing movies ever includes a calculat...

Jaws is also found on...

Every Oscar Winning Film Ever Famous Movies Filmed in California Films Scored By John Williams Films in The National Film Registry Movies Written By John Milius Movies with Cinematography by Bill Butler List of All Movies Released in 1975