20. Jaws (1975)
directed by Steven Spielberg
A 25-foot man-eating shark is on the loose, and yet somehow the true villain of Jaws seems to be bureaucracy. When faced with this deadly threat, our hero just wants to do his job and destroy it, only to find opposition on all sides from the very people he’s trying to protect. Only when the town officials have no other option is our hero allowed to go after the shark. Of course, finding it is one thing, killing it is quite another, as we are soon horrified to discover.