[Review] COCAINE BEAR (2023, Universal) Comedy and Gore Mix For a Bonkers Good Time at the Theaters

The Grue-Crew review COCAINE BEAR (2023, Universal Pictures) on Gruesome Magazine episode 411. Award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore, award-winning screenwriter Brian W. Smith, and Doc Rotten share their thoughts about this week’s frightening addition to theatrical horror films.

Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions!

COCAINE BEAR (2023, Universal Pictures)

An oddball group of cops, criminals, tourists and teens converge on a Georgia forest where a huge black bear goes on a murderous rampage after unintentionally ingesting cocaine.

  • Available in theaters beginning February 24, 2023
  • Directed by: Elizabeth Banks
  • Written by: Jimmy Warden
  • Cast: Keri Russell, Alden Ehrenreich, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Ray Liotta, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Brooklynn Prince, Christian Convery, Margo Martindale, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kristofer Hivju

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Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.