Like Jaws, Jaws 2 was a box office success. Having been made on an estimated budget of $20,000,000, it went on to earn $100,000,000 at movie theaters in the United States. The film was rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America.
In 1983 a sequel, Jaws 3-D, was released.
Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.