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Jaws: The Revenge

Genre: Thriller

Reviewed In Issue 76 (Sept 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young, Judith Barsi, Lynn Whitfield, Mitchell Anderson & Michael Caine

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 2
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 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Universal Studios Home Video
(Catalog Number): 23477
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
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(Retail Price): $19.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 90
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1987
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 06/03/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Joseph Sargent
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Widow Ellen Brody (Gary) is back in "Jaws: The Revenge," another sequel to the great shark adventure. After her son, Deputy Sean Brody is killed by a shark off Amity Island, Ellen heads for the Bahamas joining her other son Michael (Guest) and his wife Carla (Young) and daughter Thea (Barsi). Determined to make the most out of her new life, she meets and falls for Hoagie (Caine) a beach-bum pilot. When yet-another Great White threatens one more of her family members, Ellen decides that this time the beast is not going to win, and she

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits an improved picture over the previously released, non-anamorphic GoodTimes DVD (not reviewed). The image here is generally sharp and nicely detailed, with well-balanced contrast and shadow delineation. The picture looks quite good for the film

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