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Old 06-10-2017, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Reddy Mercury View Post
How big of an experience was seeing a new movie prior to Jaws? What I mean is, was there anything like the concept of a blockbuster picture prior to Jaws?
Originally Posted by burpo the wonder mutt View Post
Before "Jaws," "The Poseidon Adventure," was the big blockbuster and ushered in the disaster film craze ("Gone With the Wind" had made more money, but had been re-released a bazillion times.).
There was also The Exorcist. That was a huge hit when it came out in 1973 (two years before Jaws and four years before Star Wars).