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Steven Spielberg's Jaws eats its way to Blu-ray this summer! Check out the full specs.

04.10.2012by: Andy Madrzak

It looks like Universal is preparing a real gem for classic horror collectors this summer, as Steven Spielberg's JAWS is set to finally be released on Blu-ray as part of the studio's 100th Anniversary collection.

The movie will be released on August 14th with a smattering of extras, including some never before seen special features. Scroll down to check out the full specs, along with the re-imagined packaging.

Additionally, the studio has released a brand new video on the JAWS Film Restoration featuring the man himself - Steven Spielberg. Interesting stuff if you're into the more technical aspects of cinema. You can check out the 8-minute clip below:

 

The JAWS Blu-ray™ Combo Pack is available in collectible Universal 100thAnniversary packaging for a limited time. The Combo Pack also contains a Digital Copy of the film for a limited time, compatible with iTunes®, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod™ touch, Android or online retail partners, as well as an UltraViolet™ copy. UltraViolet is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows in the cloud to download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. Consumers can now truly enjoy their movies anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice.

Blu-ray Bonus Features:

· The Shark is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of JAWS: All-new feature-length documentary featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with cast and crew including Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss and Roy Scheider.

· JAWS: The Restoration: An all-new, in-depth look at the intricate process of restoring the movie.

· The Making of JAWS: A two-hour documentary featuring interviews with key cast and crew.

· From the Set: An insider’s look at life on the set of JAWS, featuring an interview with Steven Spielberg.

· Deleted Scenes & Outtakes

· JAWS Archives: Take a peek inside the JAWS archives, including storyboards, production photos and marketing materials, as well as a special segment on the JAWS phenomenon.

· Original Theatrical Trailer

· UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, store them in the cloud, and download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. Currently available in the United States only.

· Digital Copy: Viewers can redeem a digital version of the full-length movie from a choice of retail partners to watch on an array of electronic and portable devices.

· pocket BLU™ App: The popular free pocket BLU™ app for smartphones is now even better with newly updated versions for iPad®, Android™ tablets, PC and Macintosh computers, with features made especially to take advantage of the devices’ larger screens and high resolution displays.

DVD Bonus Features:

· Spotlight on Location: The Making of JAWS: Highlights from the full-length documentary featuring interviews with key cast and crew.


Phew, that's some package. We'll be sure to give you the scoop on any further details, should they surface. For the time being, you can PRE-ORDER the movie on Blu-ray right here.

Extra Tidbit: Do you like seeing classics get these robust re-releases, or do you see it as just another cash grab?

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