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LEGENDARY FILMMAKER STEVEN SPIELBERG’S CINEMATIC MASTERPIECE COMES TO 4K ULTRA HD FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

Jaws 45TH Anniversary

Limited Edition

OWN THE 4K ULTRA HD COMBO PACK
WITH A BLU-RAY™ AND DIGITAL CODE ON JUNE 2, 2020
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

SINK YOUR TEETH INTO OVER THREE HOURS OF BONUS CONTENT!

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Universal City, California, April 17, 2020 – In 1975, acclaimed director Steven Spielberg created the first ever summer blockbuster film and his first big hit, JAWS, the iconic and terrifying action-thriller that still makes audiences afraid to go in the water. Winner of three Academy Awards®, including Best Original Score, JAWS has become a cinematic touchstone for generations of moviegoers and one of the greatest and most influential films of all time. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment celebrates with the JAWS 45TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION available on 4K Ultra HD for the first time ever on June 2, 2020. This limited edition Combo Pack with lenticular packaging includes a 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and Digital code of the film along with over three hours of bonus features and a 44-page booklet with introductions, rare photos, storyboards and more from the archives. Dive into hours of bonus features including the making of JAWS, deleted scenes, outtakes from set and much more! JAWS 45THANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION retains all the exhilarating suspense and thrills that made it an instant classic that continues to captivate audiences around the world, making this a must-own for everyone’s movie library.

Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, JAWS set the standard for edge-of-your-seat suspense, quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon. 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 by John Williams that evokes pure terror, JAWS remains one of the most influential and gripping adventures in motion picture history.

BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD and BLU-RAYTM:

  • The Making of JAWS
  • The Shark Is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of JAWS
  • JAWS: The Restoration
  • Deleted Scenes and Outtakes
  • From the Set
  • Theatrical Trailer

ADDITIONAL BONUS FEATURES On BLU-RAYTM:

  • Storyboards
  • Production Photos
  • Marketing JAWS
  • JAWS Phenomenon

JAWS 45TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION will be available on 4K Ultra HD combo pack, which includes 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, & Digital Code.

  • 4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multidimensional sound experience.
    • JAWS 45TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION 4K Ultra HD is available with HDR10+™, providing a premium HDR picture quality. HDR10+ transforms your movie watching experience with incredible brightness and contrast for each scene, delivering brighter brights and deepest darks.
  • Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
  • The Movies Anywhere Digital App simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere is available only in the United States.

CAST & FILMMAKERS
Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton
Directed By: Steven Spielberg
Produced By: Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown
Music By: John Williams
Based on the Novel By: Peter Benchley
Screenplay By: Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb

TECHNICAL INFORMATION 4K:
Street Date: June 2, 2020
Selection Number: 61211208 (US) / 61211231 (CDN)
Layers: BD-100
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.35:1 Widescreen
Rating: PG
Subtitles: English, French Canadian, Latin American Spanish
Video: 2160p UHD Dolby Vision/HDR10+/HDR 10
Languages/Sound: Dolby Atmos, English DTS Digital Surround 2.0 Mono, Dolby Digital 2.0 ; French European DTS-HD High Resolution Audio 7.1 ; Latin American Spanish DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Run Time: 2 hours 4 minutes

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Interesting to see if any new supplements will be produced for this release.
 

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I don't often complain about cover art but that cover really sucks. The movie literally has one of the most recognizable posters in history but instead they went with the shark eating the logo? Ultimately, I'm not going to spend time gazing at the cover so it's not a big deal but getting the original in line with the covers to the sequels wasn't the best idea.
 

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Up for preorder for $24.99 at Best Buy. Steelbook is the same price and the cover is much better even if it’s reminiscent of the Jaws 4 poster with the shark being the “A”.
 

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I keep forgetting. Does Best Buy charge you for a preorder immediately or when it ships?
 

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They put a pending charge on your card, but it doesn't go through until it ships. It can be confusing to see the pending charge months before the item comes out, but you only get charged once (of course).

Thanks, Sam!

Think I will go for the BB Steelbook. Right now, it's less expensive than the Amazon non-steelbook, though I know that price will drop.
 

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Going off the picture on Best Buy's website it looks like the booklet won't be included with the steelbook.

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I wish the included excellent documentary “The Shark Is Still Working” is in HD this time. Don’t think it is from the specs. Windowboxed SD again I assume. :(
 

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I wish the included excellent documentary “The Shark Is Still Working” is in HD this time. Don’t think it is from the specs. Windowboxed SD again I assume. :(
Yeah. I'd love to be wrong but I'm expecting the Blu-ray to be the exact disc as the first Blu-ray release and the contents on the 4K to be the same as the Blu-ray.
 

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One of the producers of that great doc, Jake Gove, used to be a member here but hasn’t posted in over 6 years. Still around Jake?;)