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The Bear (1984)

PG
110 min | Biography, Drama, Family

Biopic about the great college football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant of the University of Alabama.
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Barbara Dodd (as Barbara Remsen)
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$221,000
Opening weekend
$1,160,644
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,687,148
Gross (World)
$2,687,148
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Sep 28, 1984 (United States)

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91 cast members
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Gary Busey
Paul W. Bryant Paul W. Bryant   See fewer
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Cynthia Leake
Mary Harmon Bryant Mary Harmon Bryant   See fewer
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Carmen Thomas
Mae Martin Bryant Mae Martin Bryant   See fewer
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Cary Guffey
Grandson Marc Grandson Marc   See fewer
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Harry Dean Stanton
Coach Thomas Coach Thomas   See fewer
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Jon-Erik Hexum
Pat Trammell Pat Trammell   See fewer
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Steve Greenstein
Joe Namath Joe Namath   See fewer
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Michael McGrady
Gene Stallings Gene Stallings   See fewer
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William Wesley Neighbors Jr.
Billy Neighbors Billy Neighbors   See fewer
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Brett Rice
Don Hutson Don Hutson   See fewer
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Buddy Farmer
Herman Ball Herman Ball   See fewer
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Owen Orr
Ermal Allen (as Owen E. Orr) Ermal Allen (as Owen E. Orr)   See fewer
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Charles Gabrielson
Steve Meilinger Steve Meilinger   See fewer
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Ken Taylor
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Ned Luke
Football Player Football Player   See fewer
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Muriel Moore
Miss Vernon Miss Vernon   See fewer
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Ivan Green
Mr. Gallagher Mr. Gallagher   See fewer
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Scott Campbell
Dennis Goehring Dennis Goehring   See fewer
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Robert Craighead
Jack Pardee Jack Pardee   See fewer
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Damon B. Sarafian
Don Watson (as Damon Sarafian) Don Watson (as Damon Sarafian)   See fewer
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Todd Spangler
Bobby Keith (as Tod Spangler) Bobby Keith (as Tod Spangler)   See fewer
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Michael Prokopuk
Bob Lockett Bob Lockett   See fewer
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Jeff Tyler
Dee Powell Dee Powell   See fewer
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Mike Elias
Lloyd Hale (as Mike M. Elias) Lloyd Hale (as Mike M. Elias)   See fewer
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Walker Edmiston
Dr. Rose Dr. Rose   See fewer
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Terry Beaver
Walter Kuhen Walter Kuhen   See fewer
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John J. York
Manning Manning   See fewer
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Rhett Evers
Mr. Jackson Mr. Jackson   See fewer
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Josef Rainer
Dr. Thomas (as Joe Rainer) Dr. Thomas (as Joe Rainer)   See fewer
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Phillips Phillips   See fewer
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Bobby Butler
Wilbur Jackson Wilbur Jackson   See fewer
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Gordon E. 'Chet' Chessher
Timothy Gallagher Timothy Gallagher   See fewer
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Bill Erwin
Alabama Alumni Alabama Alumni   See fewer
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Don Starr
Alabama Alumni Alabama Alumni   See fewer
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Richard McMurray
Alabama Alumni Alabama Alumni   See fewer
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Danny Nelson
Alabama Alumni Alabama Alumni   See fewer
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Gary Sexton
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Robert Burke Warren
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Bill Coates
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Adrian Elder
University President University President   See fewer
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John Malloy
Kentucky Alumni Kentucky Alumni   See fewer
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Mert Hatfield
Kentucky Alumni Kentucky Alumni   See fewer
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Bob Hannah
Kentucky Alumni Kentucky Alumni   See fewer
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Louie Elias
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Jon Hayden
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Kelly Junkerman
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Randal Patrick
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Richard Sarafian Jr.
Alabama Wide Receiver Alabama Wide Receiver   See fewer
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Richard Stelling
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Harry Kalas
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Clarence Brown
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Douglas Simpson
Liberty Bowl Player (as Douglas W. Simpson) Liberty Bowl Player (as Douglas W. Simpson)   See fewer
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Art Duim Jr.
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Myron L. Lapka
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Clay Kruse
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Monty Cox
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Brian Bishop
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Eric Hipple
Illinois quarterback Tony Eason Illinois quarterback Tony Eason   See fewer
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John Lamb
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Robert LeRoux
Alabama Player on Train (as Robert J. LeRoux) Alabama Player on Train (as Robert J. LeRoux)   See fewer
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Earl Ramsey
Board Member Board Member   See fewer
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Michael Rogers
Football player Football player   See fewer
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Doug Stroup
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Jeff Vargen
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Robert Watzke
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Stan Carlson
Assistant Coach (uncredited) Assistant Coach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chip Coffey
Paul Bryant's fraternity brother (1930s) (uncredited) Paul Bryant's fraternity brother (1930s) (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hightower
Alabama Football Player (uncredited) Alabama Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Kelly
Girl at the Football Game (uncredited) Girl at the Football Game (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karl G. Lutz
Ballroom Football Player Escort (uncredited) Ballroom Football Player Escort (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franceska Lynne
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George D. Miklos
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Alabama Football Player (uncredited) Alabama Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 264 votes