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 whale 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 orca whales were named Yaka (a female) and Nepo (a male). They had both been captured in 1969. Nepo died in 1980 whilst Yaka died in 1997. 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
You're planning to capture and sell a fellow creature! He's like you - he has warm blood, he breathes air, he's a mammal, but with intelligence!
My Love, We Are One
Performed by Carol Connors
Music by Ennio Morricone
Lyrics by Carol Connors See more