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Orca

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Time Out says

Yet another attempt to poach in the profitable waters of Jaws. The threat this time is the eponymous whale, supposedly a killer species. The threatened include Richard Harris in a one-dimensional performance as the shark hunter turned whale-killer, Charlotte Rampling as a marine biologist studying the species, and a townful of fisherfolk. There is some startling footage, but Anderson's direction dithers perceptibly, and finally opts for an unpleasant mish-mash of phony ecological concern and meretricious sensationalism. The ultimate indignity the beast suffers is to become a simple extension of Harris' threadbare macho image.
Written by VG

Release Details

  • Duration:92 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Michael Anderson
  • Screenwriter:Luciano Vincenzoni, Sergio Donati
  • Cast:
    • Richard Harris
    • Charlotte Rampling
    • Will Sampson
    • Bo Derek
    • Keenan Wynn
    • Scott Walker
    • Robert Carradine
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