Cocaine Bear

95 mins
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Comedy thriller with a touch of horror from director Elizabeth Banks, based on the bizarre true story of a black... More

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Cocaine Bear | Ratings & Reviews

"There’s a bear, it does cocaine. People die, and you will laugh."


"Cocaine Bear transcends terms such as good and instantly enters the realm of beloved trash."

Little White LiesLittle White Lies

"Just a whole lot of blood and drug-drenched fun."


"Crowd-pleasing, unhinged entertainment..."

Bloody DisgustingBloody Disgusting

"A very silly gorefest with middling results."

Slash FilmSlash Film

"Simply put, Cocaine Bear is exactly what you want."


"Far from great cinema, Cocaine Bear sets out just to entertain and it does that admirably."


"Gory, hilarious, and totally fun.."


"Most viewers will wish that it was wittier, faster, and more willing to fulfil the gonzo potential of its in-your-face title."


"There’s a class A premise for a B-movie in here, but Cocaine Bear is just too sober to get high on its own supply."

The GuardianThe Guardian

"A dark comedy that is only sporadically as clever as it thinks it is."

Screen DailyScreen Daily

"Cocaine Bear only asks that you love the B-movie beauty and its fabulous beast."

USA TodayUSA Today

"Impressively... director Elizabeth Banks keeps the powder gags fresh throughout..."

New York PostNew York Post

"As a creature feature, Cocaine Bear isn’t bad. Not great, mind you. But not bad."

Seattle TimesSeattle Times

"Cocaine Bear starts running on fumes almost immediately"

Slant MagazineSlant Magazine

"It’s bloody and grotesque, at times quite dark, but also surprisingly endearing."


"(A) wildly entertaining and darkly hilarious B-movie blood-fest..."

Chicago Sun-TimesChicago Sun-Times

"A transcendent power chord of dumbness..."

Financial TimesFinancial Times

"There are highs, but a bear with an appetite for cocaine isn’t as snort-out-loud funny, or as thrilling, as you’d hope."

Total FilmTotal Film

"Doesn’t so much insult its viewers’ intelligence as actively libel it."

The TelegraphThe Telegraph

"(Cocaine Bear) does a reasonably good job of both scrambling and satisfying your expectations."

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times

Cocaine Bear | Details

MA15+, Strong blood and gore, animal attacks, violence and drug use
Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country of origin

Cocaine Bear | Trailers