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The real-life Jaws: Cage diver captures terrifying image of a great white shark heading for the surface - just like the famous poster for Spielberg's 1975 classic Terrifying image of a great white shark was captured from an underwater cage The photograph was taken by British filmmaker Euan Rannachan off of Mexico It has striking resemblance to poster used for Spielberg's 1975 classic Jaws

By Ana Ruiz-puente For Mailonline

Published: 12:58 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 13:00 BST, 3 May 2019

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A British cage diver has captured a terrifying image of a great white shark heading for the surface - just like the famous poster for Jaws.

The 17ft predator, caught on camera off the west coast of Mexico, shows off its menacing set of jagged teeth as it swims overhead in the photo.

The image has a striking resemblance to the poster used for Steven Spielberg's 1975 horror classic, which shows a shark rocketing from the deep towards an unsuspecting female swimmer.

Fortunately, unlike Roger Kastel's poster, there were no swimmers in sight when British photographer and filmmaker Euan Rannachan captured the picture.

The 17-foot female white shark, named Squirrel, was pictured after some shark wranglers threw two-foot chunks of tuna to the sea to get the killer fish close to the surface

The movie poster created by Roger Kastel for the 1975 Spielberg's movie features a great white shark coming from the depths to an unsuspecting female swimmer

 A British cage diver has captured a terrifying image of a great white shark heading for the surface (left) - just like the famous poster for Jaws (right)

The 17ft predator, caught on camera off the west coast of Mexico, bears its teeth as it swims overhead in the photo

The 17ft predator, caught on camera off the west coast of Mexico, bears its teeth as it swims overhead in the photo

The 32-year-old was in a cage just a few feet away from the huge predator when he captured the image. 

'The shark in my image is a female and

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