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20 Facts You Probably Never Knew About "Jaws"

Warning: contains sharks.

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3. When Spielberg first heard the now famous two note theme, he laughed thinking it was a joke.

5. Unhappy with one scene, Spielberg re-shot it in film editor Verna Fields' swimming pool, using his own money to pay for the shoot.

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7. The movie is considered the world's first-ever summer blockbuster.

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Prior to Jaws' 1975 release, summer was considered the worst time to release a movie, mostly due to studio executive's belief that audiences would rather be outdoors than in.