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13 Key Differences Between Jaws The Book And The Film - 3/9/2012 12:37:57 PM   
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- 3/9/2012 12:37:57 PM   
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You forgot one key difference: the book is utter bilge.

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both r classics - 3/9/2012 1:17:50 PM   
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though i'd prefer the movie version...i've always wondered if they'd do a tv movie of the novel version...how it would play out on screen...

but to have a believable affair, they gotta cast a VERY different looking Hooper..maybe closer to the book version..a blonde, athletic, square jawed marine biologist.

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RE: both r classics - 3/9/2012 3:19:02 PM   
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Often wondered about Quint throwing the knife in the transom...the camera 'just' lingers on it a beat TOO long. I KNOW Quint uses it at the end...it just seemed a tad too 'lingering'....
At WHAT point in the script-write WAS the air-tank going to be the way Bruce was killed?

Was Benchley's ending EVER considered?

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Both are classics?? - 4/9/2012 3:47:21 PM   
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I agree with Dan T. Davis, the book is utter crap. Jaws the film is one of the few examples where the film version surpasses the novel in almost every way!

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14 (That's 14) Key Differences... - 4/9/2012 5:52:47 PM   
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Book: The F word

Film: No the F word

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More on Hooper's Death - 2/7/2014 10:46:24 PM   
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Not only is Hooper killed in the cage...Hooper is killed in the cage because Brody chooses to not try to save him - due to his suspicions of Hooper banging his wife.

And as others have said, the book is a pile of donkey crap.

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