JAWS is my favorite movie of all time and has instilled in me a lifelong affinity for sharks. It also spawned an entire sub genre of â€œshark movies.â€ Hollywood and both big- and small-budget filmmakers have been trying to replicate the success of Steven Spielbergâ€™s classic ever since its debut in 1975. This summer is giving shark fans, and especially shark movie fans, a real treat. In late July, the Discovery Channel raked in the ratings with their annual Shark Week. This past Friday, giant shark movie, The Meg, opened in theaters everywhere, and later this month the Sharknado franchise comes to a close with The Last Sharknado: Itâ€™s About Time.
Since weâ€™re talking about some upcoming shark movies, letâ€™s take a look at some of the best shark films of all time, and of course Iâ€™m not counting JAWS because Spielbergâ€™s classic is untouchable. I will also leave out the underrated JAWS 2 because of the familiar feel to its original. Without further ado, here are the Top 5 Shark Movies That Are NOT JAWS.
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