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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.







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RollTide1987
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws


It's horror/suspense.







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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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CBandits82
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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





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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?



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shinerfan
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws


I read the thread title as "Jews". I'm mildly disapointed.





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ProjectP2294
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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


quote:

What are their suggestions?






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TheHumanTornado
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re: Help me settle an argument about Jaws


They are saying "Adventure" which is laughable.





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RollTide1987
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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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quote:

It's horror/suspense.







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H-Town Tiger
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quote:

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.





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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.







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H-Town Tiger
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It is very Hitchcokian in the way Spielberg builds the suspense.





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udtiger
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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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