1977 – Orca

★★★☆☆ USA. 1h32m. Horror / Adventure. Directed by Michael Anderson. Written by Luciano Vincenzoni, Sergio Donati. Cinematography by J. Barry Herron, Ted Moore. Edited by John Bloom, Marion Rothman, Ralph E. Winters. Music by Ennio Morricone. Starring Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek, Keenan Wynn, Robert Carradine.

Follows a male orca whale tracking down and getting revenge on a boat captain for killing the whale’s pregnant mate and their unborn calf. Upon release, the film was a minor box office success, but received mostly unfavorable reception from critics and audiences alike due to its similarities to the film Jaws, released two years prior.

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