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‘Everything Wrong With Jaws’ Gently Nitpicks One of the Greatest Films Ever — Watch

A hilarious nine-minute YouTube video identifies 55 "sins" committed by the makers of "Jaws."

Cinema Sins' "Everything Wrong With 'Jaws' in 9 Minutes or Less"

Cinema Sins’ “Everything Wrong With ‘Jaws’ in 9 Minutes or Less”

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In celebration of the release of “Finding Dory,” the sequel to Pixar’s 2003 animated underwater adventure movie “Finding Nemo,” Cinema Sins has posted a hilarious nine-minute YouTube video pointing out 55 “sins” committed by the makers of “Jaws.”

What kind of “sins” are we talking about? The video takes the filmmakers to task for everything from stacking actors’ names in a confusing manner (see below) to the strange way the shark decides which children to eat in the movie.

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The opening credits to “Jaws”

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“All these tasty legs just dangling around in the water for me to eat,” the video’s narrator says. “I shall go after the kid on the raft! His mom will be the most pissed!”

Some of the 55 sins explained in the video include the way the shark seems to play with its food by dragging people on the surface of the water instead of immediately taking them under, to how Amity Island’s business owners and politicians try to deny the presence of a shark despite two deaths, one of which took place in front of 100 people.

Even Richard Dreyfuss’ character’s assertion that a license plate found in the belly of a dead shark can identify its original location is deemed a sin. “A Louisiana license plate does NOT prove the shark came from southern waters,” the narrator says. “Last time I checked, people of all sorts of states drive their cars into other states.”

It’s worth noting that the people behind Cinema Sins referred to themselves as “ass holes” for tackling “Jaws,” which pretty much everyone can agree is a perfect movie.

Check out the hilarious video in its entirely below.

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