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The Night of the Grizzly (1966)

Ex-lawman Jim Cole retires to Wyoming to farm his land but a land-greedy neighbor, an ex-con turned bounty hunter and a vicious grizzly bear upset his retirement plans.

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Jim Cole
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Angela Cole
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Jed Curry
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Wilhelmina Peterson
Kevin Brodie ...
Charlie Cole
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Hazel Squires
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Hank
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Tad Curry
Med Flory ...
Duke Squires
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Cass Dowdy
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Sam Potts
Sammy Jackson ...
Cal Curry
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Gypsy Cole
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Meg
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Cotton Benson
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Marshall "Big Jim" Cole turns in his badge and heads to Wyoming with his family in order to settle on some land left him by a relative. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear nicknamed "Satan" who keeps killing Cole's livestock. Written by dinky-4

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The story of a night lengthened by a thousand terrors! See more »

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20 April 1966 (USA)  »

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El Satán de la montaña  »

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Joseph Pevney also directed several episodes of the original Star Trek series. See more »

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During both encounters with Satan the grizzly, the closeups of its head and face were obviously of a fake bear that looked nothing at all like the real live shots of the bear. See more »

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Jim Cole: One no good without the other.
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Pine Tree Tall
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Written by Clint Walker and Charlie Aldrich
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From my childhood
15 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this movie I was at the drive-in with my parents. I remember hiding behind the back of the seat scared out of my wits! My father is a gunsmith and I've always had a healthy respect both for guns and wildlife. And I know for a fact that there are things in the woods that are much bigger than I am. And the fact that what occurs in this movie could actually happen without aide of CG or any other technical assistance makes it even scarier. OK, the acting itself could have been better but you have to remember the age of the movie.

I hate to think how it would be "gorified" if remade. It was gory enough as it was.


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