A Whale for the Killing (1981)

NR 02/01/1981 (US) AdventureDramaFamilyTV Movie 2h 25m
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Nature betrayed it. Whalers wanted it. And a whole town is ready to kill it.


A conservationst, stranded with his family at a Newfoundland coastal resort, flies in the face of custom and fights an entire community to prevent a trapped whale's slaughter with only the support of his wife and one of the locals.

  1. Farley Mowat


  2. Richard T. Heffron


  3. Lionel Chetwynd


Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Strauss

    Peter Strauss

    Charles Landon

  2. Dee Wallace

    Dee Wallace

    Janet Landon

  3. Kathryn Walker

    Kathryn Walker

    Dr. Linda McFarland

  4. Bruce McGill

    Bruce McGill


  5. Ken James

    Ken James


  6. David Ferry

    David Ferry

    Johnny Goodenough

  7. Richard Widmark

    Richard Widmark

    Tom Goodenough

  8. David Hollander

    Stevie Landon

  9. Bill Calvert

    Bill Calvert

    Tony Landon

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A Whale for the Killing
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Original Language English

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