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100 Greatest Movie Lines – JAWS is only #41?

Premiere Magazine just put out its list of the 100 Greatest Movie Lines. It’s no surprise that a line from our beloved JAWS was in the list, but only at #41?!?! This is a travesty! Well, at least they said “You’re” instead of “We’re”.

41. “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” — Brody (Roy Scheider) in Jaws (1975)

Check out the full list here:

Premiere: 100 Greatest Movie Lines

Agree, disagree with their choices?  Post any glaring omissions in the comments.  Personally, I think a line from the The Big Lebowski (1998) should have been in the list:  “Nobody f*cks with the Jesus!

Marshmallow Peeps JAWS

Cool JAWS T-Shirt

Check out this cool JAWS t-shirt available from Crazy Dog T-Shirts. A fine addition to your JAWS collection:

You Can Buy Frank Mundus’ Boat

The estate of Frank Mundus, an inspiration for Robert Shaw‘s character of Quint in JAWS, has put his boat the Cricket II up for auction. Check out the details:

THE “CRICKET II” FISHING BOAT – THE MOVIE “JAWS”
ONLINE ONLY AUCTION – CURRENTLY ACCEPTING OFFERS

Location:
155 Terminal Drive Plainview, NY 11803

Estate Auction:
Executor of The Frank Mundus Estate Orders Immediate Sale via Public Auction

The “CRICKET II”
The Vessel that Inspired the Movie “JAWS”
Rare Opportunity to Own a Piece of American Cinema History

Identification:
Year: 1947    Builder: Tiffany Cockrell/ Tiffany Yachts
Documentation No: 25516
Color: White hull-sides with varnished transom, black anti-fouling. white decks and superstructures, and tan cockpit sole

Dimensions:
Length on Deck: 39’6″    Beam: 14’    Draft: 3’9″

Propulsion:
Engine: Detroit Diesel 8VT71TI, freshwater cooled, 2-cycle, V-8 x 71 cid cylinders, 2- Cycle, with a single turbo charger and inter-cooler, rated to produce 435 horsepower, mounted on built-up pine engine bed stingers via adjustable flex mounts. The exhaust has a water injection elbow, FRP piping in the splitter, dual hose runs with cylinder mufflers, and twin exit flanges through a Racor Filter.

Engine Controls:
Gauge set and dual clutch and throttle levers, operating cable connections to the engine and gear.

Drive Train:
Capital reduction and reverse marine gear with bolt-through shaft coupling, 2″ stainless shaft, shaft log with compression seal, bronze receiver flange with Cutless bearing, and 4-blade prop.
The vessel is in excellent condition and has been maintained by proffesionals throughout its life.Over the years replacements, modifications and repairs have been made to this vessel.

For more information about the boat, you can visit the auction page.

Review of The JAWS Log

Writer/actor Carl Gottlieb tells the entertaining story of how Jaws made its torturous, and now legendary, journey from the pages of a best-selling novel to movie theater screens across the United States and cinema history.

It’s embarrassing for me to admit that it has taken me 33 years to get around to reading Carl Gottlieb’s The Jaws Log, a behind-the-scenes journal of the making of what I consider to be the greatest movie ever made.

Full article here:

Chadzilla ROARS: The JAWS Log


Top 10 Horror Themes

Check out and listen to this top ten of the best horror themes:

Halloween Night Horror TV Listings

Here’s a list of Halloween related movie marathons and TV show marathons airing on U.S cable stations on Halloween, Friday October 31st, 2008 (check your local listings for times)

Creepy-ass clown from Poltergeist

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ABC Family: Horror movie: Poltergeist

AMC: Horror movies: Halloween, Halloween 4, Halloween 5, Jeepers Creepers, Constantine, Resident Evil, House on Haunted Hill

Biography: Biography (featuring horror movie stars), The Unexplained, More Haunted Houses, Ghosts: Caught on Tape, Ghostly Encounters

Bravo: Horror movies: The Omen, The Exorcist. Show: Scary Movie Moments

Cartoon Network: Goosebumps

Cinemax: Horror movies: Darkman, Dead Silence, Event Horizon, The Return, Rosemary’s Baby, The Hills Have Eyes II, Fear, I Am Legend, Jaws

Fox Reality: UFOs, Ghosts: Caught on Tape, The Search For The Next Elvira

Fuse: Horror movies: Feardotcom, Hellraiser, Body Snatchers

FX: Horror movies: Dracula 3: Legacy, Bats, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Cold Creek Manor, House of Wax, Halloween: H20, Ghost Ship

History: MonsterQuest, Exorcism, Haunted History of Halloween

TCM: Horror movies: Cat People, Freaks, The Devil Doll, Mark of the Vampire, The Devil Bat, White Zombie, The Body Snatcher, Bedlam, The Ghoul, The Haunted Palace, Die Monster Die!, The Shuttered Room

Travel: Most Terrifying Places in America, Halloween’s Most Extreme, Haunted Town, World’s Creepiest Destinations, America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions, Most Terrifying Places in America, Ghost Adventures, Most Haunted

Spike: Horror movies: The Omen, Damien: Omen II and The Final Conflict: Omen III

Sci-Fi: Ghost Hunters

WE: Haunted, Extreme Ghost Stories, 666: Searching for Satan, Ghost Moms

WGN: Munsters

JAWED Comic : Page 5

Peter Nielsen, an artist and JAWS fan from Denmark, created a JAWS Parody comic called JAWED. Here’s page 5 of his comic:

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Deliverance Poster — Does This Look Familiar?

Thanks to Mike and Dave, a couple of my Facebook friends and members of the JAWSmovie community, this one-sheet for Deliverance (1972) bears a striking resemblance to the original iconic one-sheet for JAWS. Perhaps original poster artist Roger Kastel was inspired by the redneck-laden film that came out three years before JAWS?

Maybe this guy knows:

MonsterQuest : Jaws in Illinois airs Oct. 29th/30th

MonsterQuest : Jaws in Illinois

Airs Wednesday October 29 09:00 PM on The History Channel
UPDATE: Also airs Thursday, October 30 01:00 AM

One of the deadliest predators in the ocean, the Bull Shark, can tolerate fresh water. It can swim hundreds of miles upstream–one strange photo from the 1930s suggests that sharks can even reach Illinois. Come along with our team as they look for proof of sharks in freshwater, uncovering a deadly attack from history, and searching the bayous of Louisiana for predators. Watch as another expedition finds living evidence of a massive beast as big as a Great White Shark in the St. Lawrence River.

More info here: MonsterQuest: Jaws in Illinois

Thanks to Sharknut for the heads up about this program!

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