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Jaws Tops Summer Blockbuster Countdown, Star Wars Takes Second Place

Entertainment Weekly recently counted down the 20 Best Summer Blockbusters of all time (Plus 10 That Didn’t Make the Cut) - and Steven Spielberg's Jaws came out on top!  Fitting since Jaws pretty much invented the summer blockbuster way back in 1975.  

Oh yeah, some little movie called Star Wars finished up at #2.

Have a look at the 1975 trailer for Jaws - Just don’t get too close to the water!

Overall, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg are nicely represented, claiming five out of the top ten summer blockbusters.  Here’s a rundown of the rest of the Top 20, along with the ten that didn't quite make the cut rounding out the #21 - 30 slots:

✻ 30. The Bridesmaids
✻ 29. The Hangover
✻ 28. Rambo: First Blood Part 2
✻ 27. There's Something About Mary
✻ 26. Shrek
✻ 25. Inception
✻ 24. Spider-Man
✻ 23. Saving Private Ryan
✻ 22. Gladiator
✻ 21. Independence day
20. Toy Story 3
19. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
18. Grease
17. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
16. The Avengers
15. Back to the Future
14. Superman II
13. The Lion King
12. The Sixth Sense
11. Top Gun
10. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
9. Animal House
8. Ghostbusters
7. Forrest Gump
6. E.T.: The Extraterrestrial
5. Raiders of the Lost Ark
4. The Dark Knight
3. Jurassic Park
2. Star Wars
1. Jaws 


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