Cocaine Bear Movie Review

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  • Review for the film: "Cocaine Bear"
  • Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video
  • Runtime: 1 Hour 35 Minutes
  • Certificate: A
  • Released: 24-02-2023
  • Genre: Thriller, Black Comedy
3 / 5.0

Jimmy Warden scripted the film. Elizabeth Barks directed the film. Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman, Brian Duffield, and Aditya Sood produced the film in association with Lord Miller Productions, Brownstone Productions, and Jurassic Party Productions. John Guleserian cranked the camera, and Joel Negron edited the film. Mark Mothersbaugh composed the music. The film features Keri Russell, Alden Ehrenreich, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Brooklynn Prince, Christian Convery, Margo Martindale, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kristofer Hivju, Hannah Hoekstra, Ayoola Smart, Aaron Holliday, J. B. Moore, Leo Hanna, Kahyun Kim, Scott Seiss, and Matthew Rhys.


Andrew C. Thornton is a drug dealer. He throws the bag of drugs out of the plane. The bags of drugs were landed in the forest. He then jumps from the plane with the help of a parachute. But his head knocks on something, and he becomes unconscious. Then he falls from the plane and dies. Meanwhile, in the forest, a couple called Elsa and Olaf are hiking and exploring the forest. They saw a bear, and Olaf started clicking pictures of it. The bear is stamping his head. They find it weird. When the bear saw them, he started chasing them. The bear attacks Elsa and bites of her hand and throws it at Olaf. Officer Bob is handling the case of drugs that were found in the forest. Bob always wanted to arrest Syd. Andrew works under Syd. These are Syd's drugs. He ordered Daveed to bring back the drugs that Andrew threw from the plane in the forest. He even tells him to take Eddie with him. Sari is planning to go out with her new boyfriend the next day. But Dee Dee is not happy with it. The next day Dee Dee meets her friend Henry. They both skipped their school and go to the forest to Dee the  waterfall. In the forest, they found a package of cocaine. Henry tells Dee Dee that he had eaten cocaine before. So they start eating cocaine, but they do not like its taste. The bear came unconsciously, and the kids became scared. They started screaming, and they ran away. What happened to the bear? Where did the kids run? Will Bob be able to arrest Syd? The rest of the story deals with it.

Star Performance

Keri Russell did an incredible performance in the film. She shows the real and true nature of a mother. She overcomes the dangerous journey to find her daughter. Aldren Ehrenreich did an incredible performance in the movie. His acting and visuals in the film were fantastic. O'Shea Jackson Jr. did an impressive performance. His eagerness and expression in the movie were outstanding. Ray Liotta did a mind-blowing performance in the movie. He is the perfect actor for a drug gangster. All the other actors were as good as the main lead actors.


The film is based on actual events. The storyline was great. The funny scenes were well executed. The theme of the film was confusing but understandable. The high usage of drugs can even affect the living organisms around us. Through dark humour, the film shows this theme. The film shows its theme with sarcasm. The bear CGI was great. The dialogues were fantastic. The dialogues in the film made a huge impact in the movie. The background music was excellent.

What’s There?

  • The film had an amazing storyline.
  • The film shows dark humour.

What’s Not There?

  • The film is a little lengthy.


The film shows the effect of cocaine happens to our surroundings. The film is enjoyable to both fans who like horror and comedy.