Movie Number- 20
Title– Jaws 2 (1978)
Genre– Thriller
Branden’s Rating– 7 out of 10
Bridgette’s Rating– 8 out of 10
Average Rating– 7.5
Netflix Rating– 4 Stars
Comments– After finally watching the classic creature feature Jaws, I didn’t expect the sequel to hold a candle to the first. But, I was pleasantly surprised. Although the first movie is definitely better, Jaws 2 is a worthy-enough sequel. The second shark doesn’t nearly get as much of a story as the first one did, and things aren’t nearly as…what’s the word…epic? For lack of a better word, we will stick with that- things weren’t nearly as epic as the first movie. Having virtually the same cast down to the smaller characters in the town was a real plus as I had no trouble following the story which happens four years after the original. As I said, Jaws 2 relies on its better shark effects to entertain the audience instead of relying on a deep story, which was a little bit of a negative to me after being treated to the wonderful storytelling of the first film. But I definitely think this movie holds up as a sequel well (I don’t think it could stand on its own too well, however). Good-Great.