Orca - The Killer Whale (1977)
Average Rating: 3.8/10
Reviews Counted: 13
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 11
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Release Date: Jul 15, 1977 Wide
Average Rating: 2.8/5
User Ratings: 8,519
Another big-budget monster movie from producer Dino de Laurentiis, Orca concerns the mutual revenge pact between an obsessive whaler (Richard Harris) and an angry killer whale, whose pregnant mate Harris killed. The whale strikes back by biting off Bo Derek's leg, so Harris and concerned biologist Charlotte Rampling follow it to frozen northern waters for the climactic showdown. Just in case you like Jaws better than Moby Dick, there's a killer shark thrown in for good measure. Ponderous,
Jul 15, 1977 Wide
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The kind of movie that is so deranged in every way that you legitimately cannot guess where it's going next, and sort of can't wait to see it get there.
Corny, derivative, and frequently quite silly ... and yet I've always liked it. Weird.
dodgy but great fun
A bald rehash of Jaws, only with the Moby Dick elements played up even further.
The whale should have sunk every reel of this silliness in the deepest part of the ocean.
One of the first and worst of the Jaws rip-offs.
Audience Reviews for Orca - The Killer Whale
- Nolan: The Ancient Romans called him Orca orinus latin word the bringer of death. He without changlle the most powerful animal on the globe the Killer whale. Orca has 48 teeth set two pressive rows.
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