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Cocoon: The Return (1988)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Mystery  |  23 November 1988 (USA)
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The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on earth?

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Art, Ben and Joe are back! So are their wives and good friend Bernie in their first adventure since their last! Five years since the senior citizens blasted off into space with the Antareans return to earth because their alien friends have to collect the rest of the cocoons in the ocean, believed to be in danger from an earthquake. Ben and Mary visit their family, while Art and Joe visit Bernie, who's still hangin' on. Art, Ben and Joe had forgotten what it was like on earth and immediately begin to feel their weaknesses, except for Art's wife who's pregnant! Meanwhile in the ocean, a biologist company snatched a cocoon out of the ocean and are doing research on it... Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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This holiday season, journey to the most wonderful place in the universe... home.


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$17,500,000 (estimated)

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$18,924,919 (USA)
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Just as the first film, the cast includes three Oscar winners: Don Ameche, Jessica Tandy, Maureen Stapleton; and two Oscar nominees: Hume Cronyn and Jack Gilford. See more »

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The color of Ben's hair changes from white to gray throughout the film. See more »

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Jack Bonner: You're my favorite Martian.
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References Breaking Away (1979) See more »

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Composed & conducted by James Horner
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A Wonderful Final Chapter!
17 October 1999 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I found this movie to be an unexpected delight! It was engaging well written and executed, and it left me with a great feeling when it was over! What more could you ask for? Well how about the endearing performances, and chemistry between Hume Cronyn, and Jessica Tandy? Not to mention Don Ameche and Wilford Brimley. All together you have a fine film with many levels of warmth, and good humor. You'll love it! Watch and see!


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