Overview

After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at Captain Nolan's hands, a vengeful killer whale goes on a rampage in the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, Nolan, Rachel and Umilak sail after the great beast, who will meet them on its own turf.

  1. Michael Anderson

    Director

  2. Robert Towne

    Screenplay

  3. Luciano Vincenzoni

    Screenplay

  4. Sergio Donati

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Harris

    Richard Harris

    Captain Nolan

  2. Charlotte Rampling

    Charlotte Rampling

    Rachel Bedford

  3. Will Sampson

    Will Sampson

    Umilak

  4. Bo Derek

    Bo Derek

    Annie

  5. Keenan Wynn

    Keenan Wynn

    Novak

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Orca: The Killer Whale
Orca: The Killer Whale

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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 22, 1977
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $14,717,854.00

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