Jaws is a 1975 American horror/thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the 1974 novel of the same name by Peter Benchley. The film was distributed by Universal Pictures. Released on June 20, 1975, the film is the first film in the franchise, followed by Jaws 2 on June 16, 1978, Jaws 3-D on July 22, 1983 and Jaws: The Revenge on July 17, 1987.
- Roy Scheider as Chief Martin Brody.
- Robert Shaw as Captain Quint.
- Richard Dreyfuss as Matt Hooper.
- Lorraine Gary as Ellen Brody.
- Murray Hamilton as Mayor Larry Vaughn.
- Carl Gottlieb as Meadows.
- Jeffrey Kramer as Deputy Hendricks.
- Susan Backlinie as Chrissie Watkins.
- Peter Benchley as Interviewer.
- Jay Mello as Sean Brody.
- Lee Fierro as Mrs. Kintner.