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Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre (2009)

An epic tale about a group of whale watchers, whose ship breaks down and they get picked up by a whale fisher vessel. The Fishbillies on the vessel has just gone bust, and everything goes out of control.

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Annette
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Endo (as Nae Yuuki)
Terence Anderson ...
Leon
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Marie-Anne
Helgi Björnsson ...
Tryggvi
Guðrún Gísladóttir ...
Mamma
Stefán Jónsson ...
Siggi
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Jean Francois
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Anton
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Captain Pétur
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Bjorn (as Thorvaldur David Kristjansson)
Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir ...
Hannah Traschle
Carlos Takeshi ...
Nobuyoshi
Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir ...
Helga
Hanna María Karlsdóttir ...
Signy
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An epic tale about a group of whale watchers, whose ship breaks down and they get picked up by a whale fisher vessel. The Fishbillies on the vessel has just gone bust, and everything goes out of control.

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The catch of the day ... is you. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for bloody violence, language, some nudity and drug use | See all certifications »
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4 September 2009 (Iceland)  »

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Harpoon  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Promoted in Iceland as "Tryllir" a word something between Thriller and Horror. (Updated by Producer) See more »

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Leon: You do as i tell you to do as i fucking say and you won't get hurt... i'm handing you over to the authorities
[last lines]
Leon: Get on your fucking knees clasp your hands behind your back... yeah like that
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Whoooaa...................this sucked balls.
21 May 2010 | by (Happy Land, who lives in a Gumdrop House on Lolly Pop Lane) – See all my reviews

What a poster! What a title! What a stinking piece of arctic garbage! Simple enough story. Group of unrelated people set off on a whale watching expedition. Something goes awry. Bad family of crazies show up. Tourists think they're being rescued. People start dying. Try to survive. There ya go.

What a stinking horrible summary that was, huh!? And I could give a crap! This flick in no way deserves my cognitive efforts, and if you think you're gonna read a review that cares...get ready for a supriseis!!1

I really don't even know where to start. I suppose starting with the good is the best case here...since anything positive was entirely slim-pickings. The make-up and blood effects were impressive. The ending was grim. That's it.

The bad...which I forbid to dwell upon, encompassed everything else. The acting was amateur, the writing awful, the use of a Bjork song was appalling, the characters were annoying, and the direction....A word...A word...A word......atrocious. Yes! And the entire movie itself....abysmal! Look at me go, Ma!! To be fair to the entire crew and what not, the productions were indeed slick, but when it came down to telling a solid horror story, it not only dropped the ball, it dropped the ball from the top of the Empire State Building into a pile of steaming Orca excrement. Don't let the positive reviews fool you, or the useful/not useful voting. This movie sucks my ass!


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