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?
In the mid-1970s, executive producer Dino De Laurentiis
considered a sequel to King Kong
(1976) that may have had him go head-to-head with his own other animal monster movie of Orca
(1977). The sequel, King Kong Lives
(1986), did not eventuate until the mid-1980s though. See more
The film is set in Newfoundland, Canada. In some scenes the main character's fishing vessel flies the U.S. flag. See more
[after Orca's mate washes ashore, dead with Nolan's harpoon in her, mockingly to Nolan
You won't kill one. Its not your *style*.
My Love, We Are One
Performed by Carol Connors
Music by Ennio Morricone
Lyrics by Carol Connors See more