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Giant Shark Terrorises Jaws Beach

27th August 2014

Hundreds of tourists were evacuated from a beach close to the location of the Jaws set this week (beg25Aug14) after a huge great white shark was spotted lurking in the water.Local officials cleared Duxbury Beach...

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The Things They Say: 4074866

18th February 2014

"The fact is, when I first saw the film, it scared the hell out of me. I forgot I was in it. To this day, I won't walk off the beach into the water. I...

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The Things They Tweet: 3834890

26th August 2013

"You read for a part, you feel good about it, you feel confident, then they cast Ben Affleck." Jaws star Richard Dreyfuss jokes about competing for the new Batman role in the Man of Steel...

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Jaws And Jurassic Park Movie Memorabilia Up For Auction

1st March 2013

Artefacts from iconic films Jaws, Jurassic Park and The Wizard Of Oz are set to go under the hammer during a special memorabilia auction next month (Mar13).Among the collection of original movie props are Richard...

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Fascinating Fact: 3522365

25th February 2013

The theme song to Steven Spielberg's classic film Jaws was played throughout the Oscars telecast on Sunday (24Feb13) whenever producers needed to cut off excessively-long acceptance speeches.

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Jaws Cameraman Dies, Aged 78

10th September 2012

The marine conservationist who shot underwater footage for classic movie Jaws has died at the age of 78.Ron Taylor lost his battle with leukaemia in his native Australia on Sunday (09Sep12), according to the Associated...

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Jaws Gets Porn Treatment

12th January 2012

Adult movie bosses have shot a porn parody of Steven Spielberg's classic Jaws - in 3D.Staff at Hustler Video have teamed up with production company Adam & Eve to shoot This Ain't Jaws Xxx, which...

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Steven Spielberg Faced Firing As Jaws Director

5th December 2011

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg will forever be grateful to his mentor Sid Sheinberg because he would have been fired from Jaws if the movie mogul hadn't blocked all attempts to get rid of the young director.Spielberg...

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Stars Come Out For Apatow's Tribute Video

27th October 2010

Stars including BEN STILLER, DON JOHNSON and SARAH SILVERMAN have teamed up with director JUDD APATOW to film a comedy video tribute for the upcoming American Jewish World Service (AJWS) benefit event in New York.Apatow...

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Dreyfuss Honoured For Civics Campaign

29th September 2010

JAWS actor RICHARD DREYFUSS has been handed a prestigious New York award for his work to promote civics lessons in America's schools.The Oscar-winner launched The Dreyfuss Initiative last year (09) to improve U.S. citizens' understanding...

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Star Wars Is Biggest Grossing Summer Blockbuster

13th June 2010

STAR WARS, E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL and JAWS have been named the biggest summer (10) blockbusters of all time in a new online expose.Hollywood.com bosses have added up the grosses of the biggest seasonal releases...

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Lost Jaws Shark Found

7th June 2010

The mechanical shark which terrorised RICHARD DREYFUSS and the stars of STEVEN SPIELBERG's 1975 blockbuster JAWS has been found, ending a decades-long search for the beast.The three shark models initially built for the film -...

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Jaws Cameraman Turned Dreyfuss Onto Booze

28th May 2010

A camera operator on the set of shark thriller JAWS was partly responsible for RICHARD DREYFUSS' alcohol problems - because he introduced the actor to booze.Dreyfuss, who has battled sobriety and is now clean and...

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Jaws Writer Lands Wga Honour

11th February 2010

JAWS screenwriter CARL GOTTLIEB has landed a prestigious honour from the Writers Guild of America (WGA) for his longtime contributions to the union.Gottlieb will be presented with the Morgan Cox Award at an awards ceremony...

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Director Races To Complete Scheider's Last Film

1st December 2009

Moviemaker JOSHUA NEWTON is racing to complete the film that has become JAWS star ROY SCHEIDER's final project, so the actor can be considered for a posthumous Best Actor Oscar.Scheider was twice nominated for an...

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Jaws Sightings Close Massachusetts Beaches

7th September 2009

Swimmers have been warned to stay out of the water where STEVEN SPIELBERG's JAWS was filmed - after five nearby beaches in Massachusetts were closed due to great white shark sightings.The predatory fish were spotted...

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Jaws Sightings Close Massachusetts Beaches

7th September 2009

Swimmers have been warned to stay out of the water where STEVEN SPIELBERG's JAWS was filmed - after five nearby beaches in Massachusetts were closed due to great white shark sightings.The predatory fish were spotted...

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Dreyfuss Drops Family Lawsuit

17th July 2009

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS has dismissed a lawsuit against his father and son after he accused the pair of failing to pay back a loan.The actor initially filed suit in Los Angeles last year (08),...

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Dreyfuss Boycotts Jaws Events

1st June 2009

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS has vowed to boycott promotional events for his 1975 movie hit JAWS, because studio bosses refuse to pay him.The actor refused to attend a special 30th anniversary bash in Martha's Vineyard,...

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23rd April 2009

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS is set to do battle with more killer fish - BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN have cast him in forthcoming horror movie PIRANHA 3-D...

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The Things They Say 11956

20th April 2009

"People are often surprised that Im still in awe of it all. Why? Because ET, JAWS and CLOSE ENCOUNTERS were films that had a marked effect on me as a child. NICK (FROST) and I...

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Dreyfuss Lawsuit Hits $4 Million

18th December 2008

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS claims his father and uncle owe him almost $4 million (GBP2.6 million) from an unpaid loan. The actor filed suit in Los Angeles earlier this year (Aug08), claiming his family members...

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Real Jaws Boat To Go On Sale

15th December 2008

A fishing boat owned by the shark hunter who inspired the JAWS movies is to be sold at auction. New Yorker Frank Mundus, credited as the real Captain Quint from Peter Benchley's Jaws novel, on...

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10th November 2008

STEVEN SPIELBERG was given 50 days and $3 million (GBP1.8 million) to make shark movie JAWS. It took him 155 days and cost $10 million (GBP6.25 million) to make....

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Exorcist + Jaws Make Hollywood Museum's Horror Hit List

31st October 2008

THE EXORCIST, JAWS, HALLOWEEN and FRIDAY THE 13TH have been named among the top 10 horror films of all time by the curator of a new Hollywood Museum exhibit. Memorabilia from the films selected by...

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24th September 2008

"The whole concept was he (STEVEN SPIELBERG) wanted people to walk out of the theatre and have the same feeling they had towards JAWS... He wanted people to feel the same way about technology. He...

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Jaws Fisherman Mundus Dies

16th September 2008

FRANK MUNDUS, the New York shark hunter who inspired JAWS, has died. He was 82. Mundus died on Wednesday (10Sep08) in Honolulu, Hawaii of a heart attack. He was celebrated by Jaws author Peter Benchley...

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Shaw To Receive Posthumous Irish Honour

9th August 2008

JAWS star ROBERT SHAW is to be posthumously commemorated in his adopted homeland of Ireland. The Oscar nominee was born in England, but lived in County Mayo for 10 years before his death in 1978,...

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Dreyfuss Sues His Dad

9th August 2008

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS is suing his father and uncle over an unpaid loan. The actor filed suit in Los Angeles on Friday (08Aug08), claiming his family members owe him a whopping $870,000 (GBP435,000). In...

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Dreyfuss In Talks To Play Cheney

23rd May 2008

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS is in negotiations to complete the all-star cast of OLIVER STONE's GEORGE W. BUSH biopic - and play Vice-President DICK CHENEY. Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Banks have already signed on to...

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