OVERVIEW: JAWS – the landmark motion picture that still makes
audiences afraid to go in the water – comes to Blu-rayTM for the first time ever on August 14th, 2012.
Featuring an all-new, digitally remastered and fully restored picture, as well as 7.1 surround sound, the
JAWS Blu-rayTM Combo Pack with DVD, Digital Copy and UltraVioletTM gives fans the ultimate way to
watch the breathtaking and terrifying action-thriller.
One of the most influential motion pictures of all time and nominated for a Best Picture Academy
Award®, JAWS stars Oscar® winner Richard Dreyfuss and Oscar® nominees Roy Scheider and Robert
Shaw. Produced by legendary filmmakers Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown, the film earned an
Oscar® for composer John Williams’ instantly recognizable minimalist score, as well as Oscars® for Best
Editing and Best Sound. When it was first released in 1975, JAWS smashed box-office records and
became the highest-grossing film of its era, earning Spielberg a reputation as a Hollywood visionary.
Today, it remains one of the highest-grossing films in motion-picture history1 and is largely considered
the film that launched the summer blockbuster.
JAWS is one of 13 classic Universal films to be digitally remastered and fully restored from 35mm
original film elements as part of Universal’s ongoing 100th Anniversary celebration. The JAWS restoration
began with researching and evaluating the existing film elements to determine the best means to
restore the film. Over the course of several months, skilled technicians at Universal Studios Digital
Services meticulously balanced color, removed dirt and scratches, and repaired any damage to the film
Adjusted for ticket price inflation. elements shot by shot and frame by frame. Following the picture restoration, Universal Studios Sound
team up-mixed the iconic JAWS soundtrack to DTS-HD Master 7.1, optimizing the sound on the BlurayTM
for the latest home theater technology. The entire restoration process was conducted in
conjunction with Steven Spielberg and Amblin Entertainment’s post-production team to ensure the
integrity of Spielberg’s original vision remained intact.
SYNOPSIS: Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, Jaws set the standard for edge-of-your seat
suspense quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and forever changing the movie industry. When
the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town’s
chief of police (Roy Scheider), a young marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a grizzled shark hunter
(Robert Shaw) embark on a desperate quest to destroy the beast before it strikes again. Featuring an
unforgettable score that evokes pure terror, Jaws remains one of the most influential and gripping
adventures in motion picture history.
The film is
presented in 1080P widescreen in a 1.85:1 aspect ration. The picture is just
flawless. Not only the picture looks great in
this release, also the sound it is good, a 5.1 DTS-HD Master
Audio (48kHz/24bit) in English, Spanish and French that provides a
good complement to the picture. It also includes English,
French and Spanish
2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen 1080P
English DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1/DTS Digital Surround 2.0 Mono and Dolby Digital
2.0, Spanish and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
English SDH French Spanish
The Shark is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of JAWS: All-new feature-length
documentary featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with cast and crew including
Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss and Roy Scheider.
JAWS: The Restoration: An all-new, in-depth look at the intricate process of restoring the
The Making of JAWS: A two-hour documentary featuring interviews with key cast and crew.
From the Set: An insider’s look at life on the set of JAWS, featuring an interview with Steven
Deleted Scenes & Outtakes
JAWS Archives: Take a peek inside the JAWS archives, including storyboards, production
photos and marketing materials, as well as a special segment on the JAWS phenomenon.
Original Theatrical Trailer
UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows,
store them in the cloud, and download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and
smartphones. Currently available in the United States only.
Digital Copy: Viewers can redeem a digital version of the full-length movie from a choice of
retail partners to watch on an array of electronic and portable devices.
BD-LIVE™: Access the BD-Live™ Center through your
Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more!
pocket BLU™ app: The groundbreaking pocket BLU™ app uses
iPad®, iPhone®, iPod® touch, Android™, PC and Mac® to
work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-ray™ playes. Plus
iPad® and Android™ tablet owners can enjoy a new,enhanced edition of pocket BLU™ made especially to take advantage of the tablets’ larger screen and high resolution display.
Consumers will be able to browse through a library of Blu-ray™ content and watch entertaining extras on-the-go in a way that’s
bigger and better than ever before. pocket BLU™ offers advanced features such as:
ADVANCED REMOTE CONTROL: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray™ player. Users can
navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live™ functions with ease.
VIDEO TIMELINE: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the
MOBILE-TO-GO: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray™ discs to save to their device
or to stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime,
BROWSE TITLES: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU™-enabled titles available and coming
to Blu-ray™ Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their
KEYBOARD: Entering data is fast and easy with your device’s intuitive keyboard.
uHEAR™: Never miss another line of dialogue with this innovative feature that instantly skips back a few seconds on your
Blu-ray™ disc and turns on the subtitles to highlight what you missed.
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