Is Cocaine Bear a true Story? Cast and Release Date

Cocaine Bear is an American black comedy horror film directed by Elizabeth Banks and written by Jimmy Warden.  

Is Cocaine Bear a true Story?

It is based on the true story of an American black bear who ingested a bag full of cocaine in 1985. 

In September 1985, the body of police officer Andrew Thornton was found behind a house in Knoxville, Tennessee, wearing a parachute, Gucci loafers, and 77 pounds of cocaine tied around his waist.

Further investigation then found an empty duffel bag, which is said to have contained the remains of a bear laced with cocaine, which investigators believe had been dead for approximately four weeks.

Because the bear had already found this cocaine before the investigators did and he had consumed it by opening the duffel bag.

Cast of Cocaine Bear

Cocaine Bear is produced by  Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman, Phil Lord, Aditya Sood, Brian Duffield, and Chris Miller and the Cocaine Bears movie is written by Jimmy Warden and directed by Elizabeth Banks.  

Actors such as Keri Russell, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Christian Convery have worked in this film.

Starring Keri Russell as Sari, Ray Liotta as Syd Dentwood, Alden Ehrenreich as Eddie Dentwood and O’Shea Jackson Jr. as Daveed, Margo Martindale, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kristofer Hivju,  has played.

When does Cocaine Bear Come Out?

The movie "Cocaine Bears" is going to be released in theaters on February 24, 2023.

Cocaine Bears Trailer:


The movie 'Cocaine Bears' was released in theaters on Monday and is still running in theaters, with it collecting $23.1M in US and Canada theaters so far.  Which is seen giving a huge competition to the 'Ant-Man' movie in terms of earnings.

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