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?
Animal rights activists blocked trucks delivering the animatronic whales to the set, thinking real whales were in them. See more
Orcas aren't monogamous. The belief that Orcas stay with one mate for life stemmed from the fact that the same male orcas travel with the same females. It has since been discovered that male orcas stay in a family pod with their mothers, sisters, and aunts for their entire lives. Females mate with males from other pods to decrease the chances of inbreeding. 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