Jaws 2

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Jaws 2 is an American adventure horror thriller movie. It is the first sequel to Steven Spielberg's Jaws (1975). It was released in 1978.[1] It is the second in the Jaws series of movies. These are based on Peter Benchley's Jaws novel of the same name. Directed by Jeannot Szwarc, Jaws 2 stars Roy Scheider as Police Chief Martin Brody.[2] He has to deal with another great white shark terrorizing the waters of Amity Island, a fictional seaside resort. Jaws 2 was followed by Jaws 3-D (1983) and Jaws: The Revenge (released in 1987).

Release dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 United States 16 June 1978
Flag of Spain (1977–1981).svg Spain 16 November 1978
 Australia 30 November 1978
 Japan 2 December 1978
 Denmark 11 December 1978
 Mexico 14 December 1978
 Netherlands 14 December 1978
 Portugal 15 December 1978
 Sweden 18 December 1978
 Colombia 21 December 1978
 Finland 22 December 1978
 Brazil 25 December 1978
 Uruguay 25 December 1978
 United Kingdom 26 December 1978
 Ireland 26 December 1978
 Argentina 25 January 1979
 West Germany 8 February 1979
 Poland 1 June 1979
 South Korea 25 July 1979
 Turkey October 1981
 Hungary 18 June 1987

References[change | change source]

  1. Joseph McBride, Steven Spielberg: A Biography (New York: Da Capo Press, 1999), p. 257
  2. Diane C. Kachmar, Roy Scheider: A Film Biography (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2002), pp. 75–76