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Directed by Peter Yates • 1977 • United States, United Kingdom
Starring Robert Shaw, Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte
Adapted from the best seller by JAWS author Peter Benchley, this action-packed blockbuster thriller gave audiences yet another reason to stay out of the water. Nick Nolte and Jacqueline Bisset are the vacationing Americans who discover a sunken World War II munitions ship while scuba diving off the coast of Bermuda. Among the relics, they find a cache of drugs, a discovery that quickly embroils them in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with the gangsters who stashed it. Robert Shaw, who played the shark hunter Quint in JAWS, costars, while Donna Summer sings the sultry title song written by James Bond composer John Barry.