Jaws poster

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.