What's the Difference between Jaws the Book and Jaws the Movie?

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Jaws

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Released: 1974
Author: Peter Benchley

Jaws

72%
Released: 1975
Director: Steven Spielberg
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Martin Brody
Martin Brody
Portrayed by: Roy Scheider
Matt Hooper
Matt Hooper
Portrayed by: Richard Dreyfuss
Sam Quint
Sam Quint
Portrayed by: Robert Shaw
Jaws Book vs Movie
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   After being harpooned three times by Quint, Jaws is bearing down on Brody. He waits for certain death, but before the shark can get to him it dies from it's wound.s Brody shoves a scuba tank into Jaws' mouth as it is attempting to kill him. He takes Quint's rifle and shoots the scuba tank causing an explosion that obliterates the shark.
   Mayor Vaughn owes money to the Mafia, who pressure him to keep the beaches open to keep real estate prices high. This isn't mentioned.
   Deputy Hendricks finds the shark's tooth in Ben Gardner's boat and presents it to the mayor. Matt Hooper finds the tooth while scuba diving in Ben Gardner's boat, but he looses it when he finds Gardner's corpse and becomes frightened.
   The shark kills an old man shortly after it kills Alex Kintner This doesn't happen.
   Quint uses other sharks and a dolphin and it's fetus as bait for the shark. This doesn't happen instead he used fish guts.
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