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 killer whale was portrayed by a combination of stock footage taken at Marine World in Redwood City, California, and an animatronic whale which was filmed off the coasts of Malta and Newfoundland. See more
The film is set in Newfoundland, Canada, but in some scenes the main character's fishing vessel flies the U.S. flag. See more
[while listening to Orca's sounds through a hydrophone
What is he saying?
You're me, he says... I'm you, he says... you're my... drunk driver... he says...
"My Love, We Are One"
Performed by Carol Connors
Music by Ennio Morricone See more