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Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre (2009)

R  |   |  Horror  |  4 September 2009 (Iceland)
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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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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
Aymen Hamdouchi ...
Jean Francois
Snorri Engilbertsson ...
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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Rated R for bloody violence, language, some nudity and drug use | See all certifications »
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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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Mamma: Sing sing sing like a whale
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Iceland's first splatter flick.
17 February 2015 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre" is considered the first Icelandic splatter horror.I love Iceland.I visited this extremely beautiful country in 2014 and fell in love with majestic Icelandic volcanoes,mossy lava fields,waterfalls and glaciers.So I was curious about Icelandic horror genre and finally decided to watch Júlíus Kemp's "Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre".Of course the film is a homage to Tobe Hooper's "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" from 1974 as it features small cameo of Gunnar "Leatherface" Hansen.A family of three Icelandic whale hunters(mother and two devoted sons)hate foreigners.A group of tourists is stalked,mutilated and killed by this savage clan in the cold and black Icelandic waters via harpoon and similar hunting equipment.The film is pretty bloody and gruesome with creepy performance of Helgi Björnsson.Can't wait to see other Icelandic horror flick "Frost".8 harpoons out of 10.


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