Jaws Movie
Filmed on Martha's Vineyard

Yes, the classic Jaws movie was filmed on Martha's Vineyard in 1975.

 


Specific filming locations included:

  • American Legion Memorial Bridge and Joseph Sylva State Beach
  • Edgartown
  • Menemsha
  • Oak Bluffs
  • Aquinnah


Jaws movie - Martha's Vineyard Of course Steven Spielberg's film was fictitious and there has not been a great white attack in Massachusetts waters since 1936.

However, in July 2008, town officials closed beaches then reopened them after two fishermen made separate reports about seeing a 15 ft great white shark.

There were no attacks, but the sightings remind folks of the classic movie that was filmed here.

For what it's worth, the Martha's Vineyard shark-fishing tournament has operated for 19 years and a great white shark has never been caught.


Jaws Theme Song


Listen to the classic Jaws theme song

Jaws Video Clips


See Jaws trailers and a video with Steven Spielberg discussing 30+ years of Jaws...


 

Looking for a Jaws dvd ? Find some here

Looking for Jaws music ? Find some here









Return from Jaws Movie to Martha's Vineyard Vacation Tips