An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Academy Award Nominations and Wins
FILM EDITING — Verna Fields – WON
MUSIC (Original Score) — John Williams – WON
BEST PICTURE — Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown, Producers
SOUND — Robert L. Hoyt, Roger Heman, Earl Madery, John Carter – WON