Did Peter Benchley write Jaws 2?

Did Peter Benchley write Jaws 2?

Though Benchley would never write an outright sequel to Jaws (nor was he involved in any meaningful way with the film sequels), his fictional work was not through mining the terrors of the uncharted deep. All three of these tales (and others) would be adapted for either film or television.

Was Hooper supposed to die in Jaws?

In the novel, Hooper is killed by the shark when he is in the shark cage, however in the film, he survives. Richard Dreyfuss would actually go on to cameo in the 2010 film Piranha 3D as Matt Boyd in reference to his role in Jaws. Spielberg first choice for the role of Hooper was Jon Voight but he turned it down.

Who survives at the end of Jaws?

Hooper tries luring the shark close enough pump lethal drugs into it with a hypodermic spear, but the shark destroys the cage. Hooper escapes unharmed and dives to the bottom for safety. The shark then attacks the boat, damaging it so bad it begins to sinks.

Were any sharks harmed in the making of Jaws?

Jaws’ scariest shark footage was an (almost deadly) accident As it turns out, the real-life shark footage used for the scene was the result of a similarly frightening accident—one that, as described by diver and shark documentarian Valerie Taylor, could’ve killed the actor standing in for Dreyfuss.

Is Jaws suitable for a 10 year old?

Jaws is a relatively suitable for kids so I imagine she’ll be over it pretty quickly.”

Is Jaws child appropriate?

Parents need to know that Jaws is the classic Steven Spielberg-directed 1975 film about a great white shark that attacks swimmers vacationing in a New England beach town. Despite having been released over forty years ago, this movie can still give nightmares to younger kids and more impressionable viewers.

Is Forrest Gump suitable for 8 year olds?

Forrest Gump is a heartwarming classic, with an epic, decades-spanning storyline that begins with the first love of a little boy who is bullied by everyone at school. Don’t be fooled by the quaintness of this early story-telling though and think it’s appropriate viewing for your 8- or 10-year-old.

Why is Jaws not rated R?

Despite all the bloody shark attacks in Jaws, the movie is rated PG. The poster for the film still reads that the movie “MAY BE TOO INTENSE FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN.”

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