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Jaws is a 1975 American horror film directed by Steven Spielberg. It stars Roy Schleider as Police Chief Martin Brody, Robert Shaw as Sam Quint, Richard Dreyfus as Matt Hooper and Murray Hamilton as Mayor Larry Vaughn. The film was rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America.
When released, Jaws became the highest grossing movie of all time, surpassing The Godfather, by making over US$86,000,000. Jaws kept this tile for two years, until 1977 when it was surpassed by Star Wars.
Jaws also won three Academy Awards. It was nominated for Best Picture but lost to One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.