A fifteen-foot-tall grizzly bear terrorizes a state park, leaving it up to a park ranger to save the day.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Michael Kelly
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Don Stober
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Arthur Scott
Joan McCall ...
Allison Corwin
Joe Dorsey ...
Charley Kittridge
Charles Kissinger ...
Dr. Hallitt
Kermit Echols ...
Corwin
Tom Arcuragi ...
Tom
Victoria Johnson ...
Gail (as Vicki Johnson)
Kathy Rickman ...
June (as Catherine Rickman)
Mary Ann Hearn ...
Margaret
Harvey Flaxman ...
Reporter
Mike Clifford ...
Pat
David Newton ...
Mike
Mike Gerschefski ...
George
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Storyline

A fifteen-foot grizzly bear figures out that humans make for a tasty treat. As a park ranger tries rallying his men to bring about the bear's capture or destruction, his efforts are thwarted by the introduction of dozens of drunken hunters into the area. Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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18 FEET OF TOWERING FURY!! See more »


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21 May 1976 (USA)  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

One of the grizzly bear's victims was actress Susan Backlinie who had previously played the first victim of the shark in the famous opening sequence of Jaws (1975) the previous year. See more »

Goofs

Whether you listen to the tag line or the characters in the movie, the grizzly is supposedly anywhere from 15 to 18 feet tall. But at the end of the movie, when it is attacking the helicopter, it is clearly less than 10 feet tall on its hind legs See more »

Quotes

Don: You're chasin' somethin' about the size of a D8 cat with teeth.
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Soundtracks

What Makes a Man a Man?
(uncredited)
Music by Robert O. Ragland
Lyrics by Arthur Hamilton
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not so Gentle Ben
4 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Grizzly is one of those monster movies that sort of imitates the plot from jaws,but on land.made by the late independent;film ventures its a fun movie but extremely violent for pg.this killer Kodiak kills campers,a few park rangers,one sexy blonde ranger,and claws a horses head off.it must be seen on widescreen to really enjoy.oh a little boy has his leg and arm ripped off by the rampaging grizzly,this is no yogi bear this is a 7 foot killer,its up to Richard Jeackle,Christopher George,and Andrew Prine to stop him.Joe Dorsey plays the mean park ranger boss(like Murray Hamilton from jaws)when i first saw this it scared the hell out of me.gruesome for a pg movie.6 out of 10.gory fun.


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