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Jaws 2

Jeannot Szwarc, 1978

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Jaws 2
Hank Searls, 1978

NOVELIZATION

Jaws 2 is a movie novelization written by Hank Searls in 1978 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by Jeannot Szwarc in 1978. The movie features Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Joseph Mascolo, Jeffrey C. Kramer, Ann Dusenberry, and others.

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RATING

5.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Jaws 2 (Jeannot Szwarc, 1978)

7.1

/ 10

Book Cover: Jaws 2 (Hank Searls, 1978)

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Storyline

While a new hotel opens on Amity Island, a 30 ft great white shark kills two scuba divers photographing the wreckage of the Orca before heading into Amity waters. Their camera, which took pictures during the attack, is recovered the next day. The shark then kills a female water skier.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Jaws 2, the 1978 movie by Jeannot Szwarc

Year

1978

Minutes

116

Movie Rate

5.80

Source: IMDb

Cover of Jaws 2, the 1978 book by Hank Searls

Year

1978

Pages

293

Book Rate

7.14

S: Goodreads

Book

Jaws 2

Country: USA

First published in: 1978

Length: 293 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Cover of Jaws 2, the 1978 book by Hank Searls

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