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TheHumanTornado
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Help me settle an argument about Jaws

My friends and I are arguing the primary genre that Jaws fits in.

I say horror and they are lambasting me.

What are other movies that the genre could be argued about? Discuss, argue, etc.


RollTide1987
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
It's horror/suspense.



Froman
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
Horror.

/argument


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biglego
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
The first was more horror. The others were less horror. I don't know what to call them.


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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
Horror


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ProjectP2294
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
Maritime


alajones
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
She didn't drop it on purpose.


Wait, what?



Horror.

What are their suggestions?
This post was edited on 1/22 at 3:56 pm


shinerfan
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
I read the thread title as "Jews". I'm mildly disapointed.


ProjectP2294
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
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She didn't drop it on purpose.

agreed


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RollTide1987
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
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What are their suggestions?


TheHumanTornado
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
They are saying "Adventure" which is laughable.


RollTide1987
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
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They are saying "Adventure" which is laughable.


Action/Adventure would be a sub-genre of Jaws, but the main genre(s) are Horror/Suspense.



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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
The first one was horror. Jaws 3 and 4 were comedies.


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Fox Mulder
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
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It's horror/suspense.



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H-Town Tiger
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
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She didn't drop it on purpose.


Exactly


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Socrates Johnson
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
It feels more like a western to me than a action/adventure movie.


alajones
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
The second half has an adventure feel with the whole Moby Dick thing going.



H-Town Tiger
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
It is very Hitchcokian in the way Spielberg builds the suspense.


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udtiger
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
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The first was more horror. The others were less horror. I don't know what to call them.


Horrible?



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Legendairy
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws
It's a love story


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