Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

89m, 91m (video version)
35mm film, Super 35, “filmed in Panavision” (anamorphic), “color by DeLuxe”, 2.35:1
Dolby Stereo, English

An American horror film directed by Joseph Sargent.

Plot Summary

The now widowed Ellen Brody is still living in Amity with her son Sean. As approaches, Sean – now the town's deputy – is killed by a great white shark. To get over the tragedy Ellen visits her other son, Michael, in the Bahamas where the shark that killed Sean is now attacking holidaymakers.


Directed by: Joseph Sargent
© MCMLXXXVII [1987] by Universal City Studios, Inc.
Universal an MCA company. A Joseph Sargent film
Produced by: Joseph Sargent
Written by: Michael de Guzman
Based on Characters Created by: Peter Benchley
Director of Photography: John McPherson
Editor: Michael Brown
Music Composed and Arranged by: Michael Small
Theme from “Jaws” by: John Williams
Sound Mixer: Willie Burton
Women's Costume Supervisor: Marla Denise Schlom
Men's Costume Supervisor: Hugo Pena
Make-Up Artists: Dan Striepeke, Tony Lloyd
Hair Stylist: Chris Lee
Special Effects Supervisor: Henry Millar
Production Designer: John J. Lloyd

Lorraine Gary (Ellen Brody)
Lance Guest (Michael)
Mario Van Peebles (Jake)
Karen Young (Carla)
Judith Barsi as Thea
Lynn Whitfield (Louisa)
Mitchell Anderson (Sean)
Michael Caine as Hoagie
Jay Mello (young Sean)
Cedric Scott (Clarence)
Charles Bowleg (William)
Melvin Van Peebles (Mr Witherspoon)
Mary Smith (Tiffany)
Edna Billotto (Polly)
Fritzi Jane Courtney (Mrs Taft)
Cyprian R. Dube (mayor)
Lee Fierro (Mrs Kintner)

Alternative Titles

Les Dents de la mer 4: La revanche – French title
Les Dents de la mer IV – French Canadian title
Hajen 4 – Swedish title
Hajens hämnd – Swedish Finnish title
Jaws 4 – working title
Jaws the Return – working title
Ralje 4: Osveta – Croatian DVD title
Ta sagonia tou karharia: I ekdikisi – Greek title
Lo squalo 4: la vendetta – Italian title
Tappajahain kosto – Finnish title
Tiburón, la venganza – Spanish title
Tubarão 87: A Vingança – Brazilian television title
Der Weiße Hai IV: Die Abrechnung – West German title

Sequel to
Jaws (1975)
Jaws 2 (1978)
Jaws 3-D (1983)


Hotdog no.77 (July 2006) pp.36-37 – illustrated article (Swimming with by Jay Slater)
Studio January 1988 p.16 – review (by Catherine Wimphen)