After witnessing his mate and child's death from Nolan's hands, Orca, the killer whale, goes on a rampage in the fishermen's harbor. Under the villagers' pressure, Nolan, Rachel and an Indian sail after the great beast, who will bring them on his own turf. Written by
Terror just beneath the surface
Did You Know?
The orca was portrayed by an animatronic whale, filmed off the coasts of Malta and Newfoundland, and stock footage taken at Marine World in Redwood City, California. The stock footage orcas were named Yaka (female) and Nepo (male). They were both captured in 1969. Nepo died in 1980; Yaka died in 1997. See more
The whale is nicked by a harpoon, yet it is uninjured in several subsequent scenes. See more
Did I tell you that that animal has a right to be left alone?
No, but I have a notion you're about to.
My Love, We Are One
Performed by Carol Connors
Music by Ennio Morricone See more