Jaws-inspired magazines

In the wake of the phenomenal box office success of Jaws and Jaws 2 a worldwide fascination with sharks developed rapidly. Whilst Universal Pictures lawyers’ made sure that many cinematic Jaws pretenders – such as Italian copy Great White – were soon legally dead in the… Read More ›

The Shark is Still Working

The Shark is Still Working is a 2009 feature-length documentary film on the impact and legacy of the 1975 Steven Spielberg blockbuster film Jaws. It features interviews with a range of cast and crew from the film. It is narrated by Roy Scheider and dedicated to Peter Benchley. The… Read More ›

Super Shark – USA, 2011

‘Bikinis, bullets and big bites’ Super Shark (aka Shart Attack!!) is a 2011 U.S. sci-fi/horror action film starring John Schneider, Sarah Lieving and Tim Abell and directed by Fred Olen Ray (The Alien Dead, The Tomb). While marine biologist Kat Carmichael (Sarah… Read More ›

Great White – Italy, 1981

Great White – aka The Last Shark, The Last Jaws, L’ultimo squalo – is a 1981 Italian action horror film directed by Enzo G. Castellari and starring James Franciscus and Vic Morrow. The film is extremely similar to Jaws. An enormous and angry 35-foot Great White… Read More ›

The Island – USA, 1980

‘There’s no escape but death’ The Island is a 1980 American thriller feature film with horror elements, directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Michael Caine (Dressed to Kill; The Hand; The Swarm) and David Warner (The Omen). The film was based… Read More ›

The Curse of the Living Corpse

The Curse of the Living Corpse is a 1964 low-budget American horror film, written, directed, and produced by Del Tenney. In the film, a series of murders haunt the family of a man who died leaving extensive instructions in his will to avoid his being… Read More ›

Jaws – USA, 1975

Jaws is a 1975 American horror thriller feature film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley’s novel of the same name. The prototypical summer, blockbuster its release is regarded as a watershed moment in motion picture history. In the story, a giant man-eating great… Read More ›