Before Watching the Movie:
There were three things that I knew about this movie when I decided I had to watch and review it:
- It has George C. Scott
- It features a plot to train a dolphin as an assassin
- This insane pitch is a real movie made in the 70s.
It turns out that this is based on a novel, because even in the 70s, Hollywood can’t be so creative to put The Manchurian Candidate underwater. I also suspect that this was inspired by the ketamine-fueled investigations into dolphin speech by John C Lilly.Continue reading