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 that were delivering the animatronic whales to the set, thinking there were real whales in them. See more
Whales and dolphins only sleep with half of their brain at a time due to their need to come to the surface to breathe; they don't breathe automatically like humans do. If someone really tranquilized an orca like Nolan did with the needle in the harpoon, both halves of its brain would be asleep at the same time and therefore it would stop breathing. It wouldn't have survived for as long as Nolan's harpooned orca did. See more
There's a word for you.
And I've been called it. Many times.
"My Love, We Are One"
Performed by Carol Connors
Music by Ennio Morricone See more