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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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Complete credited cast:
Jim Cole
Angela Cole
Jed Curry
Wilhelmina Peterson
Kevin Brodie ...
Charlie Cole
Hazel Squires
Tad Curry
Med Flory ...
Duke Squires
Cass Dowdy
Sam Potts
Sammy Jackson ...
Cal Curry
Gypsy Cole
Cotton Benson


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 »


Adventure | Western


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Release Date:

20 April 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El Satán de la montaña  »

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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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This movie actually scared me
13 November 2002 | by (Santa Clarita, CA) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this film when I was about three years old the first time, and being scared to death. In fact, every time I watch this film a part of me gets a little scared at the thought of a giant grizzly terrorizing a farm.

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