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Cocoon: The Return (1988) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Daniel Petrie

Writing Credits (WGA)  

David Saperstein ... (characters)
 
Stephen McPherson ... (story) &
Elizabeth Bradley ... (story)
 
Stephen McPherson ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Tyrone Power Jr. ...
Mike Nomad ...
Doc
Wendy J. Cooke ...
Phil - Antarean (as Wendy Cooke)
Herta Ware ...
Brian C. Smith ...
Fred Buch ...
Harold Bergman ...
Glenn Scherer ...
Tom Kouchalakos ...
Doug - SPOI
Alan Jordan ...
Orderly (as Alan R. Jordan)
Fritz Dominique ...
Iris Acker ...
Will Marchetti ...
Shelley Spurlock ...
Rebecca - SPOI
Ted Milford ...
Kid #1
Chris Fuxa ...
Kid #2
Bill Wohrman ...
Jay Smith ...
Tony Vila Jr. ...
Brian Jay Andrews ...
David Easton ...
Player #1
Matt Ford ...
Player #2
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Madeline Lee ...
Mal Jones ...
Patricia Rainier ...
Richard Jasen ...
Patricia Winters ...
Rachel Renick ...
Ryan Szurgot ...
Anthony Finazzo ...
Kelly Jasen ...
Stephanie Oldziej ...
Priscilla Ashley Behne ...
Glenn L. Robbins ...
Bruce McLaughlin ...
Buddy Reynolds ...
Carlos González ...
SPOI Janitor (as Carlos Gonzales)
Kevin Corrigan ...
Robert Gwaltney ...
Robert Short ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sean Cunningham ...
First Mate (uncredited)
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Walter - Alien Leader (uncredited)
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Volley Ball Player (uncredited)
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Basketball Onlooker (uncredited)
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Produced by 

David Brown ... producer
Gary Daigler ... associate producer
Lili Fini Zanuck ... producer
Richard D. Zanuck ... producer

Music by 

James Horner

Cinematography by 

Tak Fujimoto

Film Editing by 

Mark Warner ... (as Mark Roy Warner)

Casting By 

Beverly McDermott

Production Design by 

Lawrence G. Paull

Set Decoration by 

Frederic C. Weiler
Jim Poynter ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by 

Jay Hurley

Makeup Department 

Irene Aparicio ... hair stylist
Marie Del Russo ... makeup artist
Elizabeth Lambert ... makeup artist
Mona Orr ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Gary Daigler ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Bruce Cohen ... second assistant director
Katterli Frauenfelder ... first assistant director

Art Department 

John Balling ... stand-by paint foreman
Holly Bird ... storyboard artist
Will Brantley ... set dresser
Eugene Bright ... construction gang boss
Michael Bright ... propmaker
Daniel Carpio ... propmaker
Harold Collins ... construction coordinator
Michael Collins ... greensman
Robert Cuevas ... propmaker
Stephen P. Durante ... set dresser (as Stephen Durante)
Harold Griner ... propmaker
Geoff Hubbard ... assistant art director (as Martin Geoffrey Hubbard)
William Kellow ... propmaker
Steven M. Levine ... property master
James Long ... propmaker
Rick Roberts ... lead man
James Robinson II ... assistant props
Nicholas J. Romanac ... property master (as Nicholas Romanac)
Robert Short ... cocoons
Kevin C. Tressler ... propmaker (as Kevin Tressler)
O.C. Whiddon ... construction foreman
John Alvin ... poster artist (uncredited)
Denise Bailie ... assistant to art department (uncredited)
Dale Haugo ... lead scenic artist: San Rafael (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Vanessa Theme Ament ... foley artist (as Vanessa Ament)
Sandina Bailo-Lape ... foley editor
Gloria S. Borders ... supervising adr editor
Karen Brocco ... assistant sound editor
Gloria D'Alessandro ... assistant sound editor
Hank Garfield ... sound mixer
Tim Holland ... sound effects editor
Richard Hymns ... supervising sound editor
Robert Marty ... assistant sound editor (as Bob Marty)
Shawn Murphy ... re-recording mixer
Martha Pike ... assistant sound editor
Gary Rydstrom ... re-recording mixer / sound designer
Paige Sartorius ... assistant sound editor
Karen Spangenberg ... dialogue editor
Gary Summers ... re-recording mixer
Scott Warren ... boom operator
Mark Weber ... cable person

Special Effects by 

Greg Cannom ... special alien creatures and effects
Mitch Devane ... creature effects crew: Cannom
Keith Edmier ... creature effects crew: Cannom
Loren Gitthens ... creature effects crew: Cannom
Camilla Henneman ... creature effects crew: Cannom
J.B. Jones ... special effects coordinator
Richard Lee Jones ... special effects (as Richard Jones)
James Kagel ... creature effects crew: Cannom (as Jim Kagel)
Ve Neill ... creature effects crew: Cannom
Larry Odien ... creature effects crew: Cannom
John Vulich ... creature effects crew: Cannom
Bruce E. Merlin ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Jon Alexander ... optical camera operator: ILM
Gordon Baker ... animator: ILM
Bill Barr ... grip: ILM
John Bell ... effects art director: ILM
Tom Bertino ... roto supervisor: ILM
Timothy Björklund ... animator: ILM (as Tim Berglund)
Barbara Brennan ... roto artist: ILM
Charlie Clavadetscher ... motion control camera operator: ILM (as Charles Clavadetscher)
Jeff Doran ... optical camera operator: ILM
Dick Dova ... key grip: ILM (as Dick Dova Spah)
Scott Farrar ... visual effects supervisor: ILM
Ellen Ferguson ... roto artist: ILM
Bob Finley III ... best boy: ILM
Pat Fitzsimmons ... gaffer: ILM
Jenny Fulle ... production coordinator: ILM
Ralph Gordon ... optical photography supervisor: ILM
Joanne Hafner ... roto artist: ILM
David Heron ... grip: ILM (as Dave Heron)
Rebecca Heskes ... roto artist: ILM (as Rebecca Petrulli Heskes)
Eric Hossner ... motion control camera operator: ILM
Peg Hunter ... optical line-up: ILM
Brad Jerrell ... electrician: ILM
Keith Johnson ... optical camera operator: ILM
Brad Kuehn ... optical line-up: ILM
Michael McGovern ... assistant effects editor: ILM (as Mike McGovern)
Terry Molatore ... roto artist: ILM (as Terry Sittig)
Steve R. Moore ... visual effects editor: ILM
Patrick T. Myers ... motion control camera operator: ILM (as Pat Myers)
Lori J. Nelson ... optical line-up: ILM
Thomas Rosseter ... optical line-up: ILM (as Tom Rosseter)
Thomas J. Smith ... optical camera operator: ILM
Wes Takahashi ... animation supervisor: ILM
Peter Takeuchi ... unit production supervisor: ILM
Sean Turner ... animator: ILM
Bruce Vecchitto ... optical line-up: ILM
Bruce Walters ... motion control camera operator: ILM
Jim Poynter ... set decorator: ILM (uncredited)
Pat Turner ... camera operator: visual effects unit (uncredited)

Stunts 

Chick Bernhard ... stunts (as Chick Bernhardt)
Mindy Branston ... stunts
Alex Edlin ... stunts
Arthur J. Edwards ... stunts
Philip Hoelcher ... stunts (as Phil Hoelcher)
Richard Lee Jones ... stunts
Artie Malesci ... stunt coordinator / stunts
Candice Orsini ... stunts (as Candy Orsini)
Ruth A. Redfern ... stunts (as Ruthie Redfern)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Marcy Bolotin ... still photographer
James P. Crapser ... grip (as Jim Crapser)
Robert Destolfe ... still photographer (as Bob de Stolfe)
Sean Gray ... electrician (as Sean Grey)
Craig Haagensen ... camera operator
Jordan Klein Sr. ... underwater camera operator (as Jordan Klein)
Edward Knott III ... dolly grip (as Ed Knott III)
Ed Knott Jr. ... key grip
David M. Lang ... first assistant camera (as David Lang)
Gregory Lundsgaard ... panaglide operator
William McConnell ... first assistant camera
Walter G. Morris Jr. ... gaffer (as Walter Morris Jr.)
Patrick Morris ... best boy electric
Casey Osborne ... best boy grip
James M. Reeves ... electrician
Rob Scott ... electrician (as Robert Scott)
Bob Smaling ... grip (as Robert Smaling)
Thomas Smaling ... grip
William Smaling ... electrician
Warner R. Wacha ... second assistant camera (as Warner Wacha)
Jim Whitson ... light operator: Musco
Jordan Klein Sr. ... camera operator (uncredited)
Egon Stephan Jr. ... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Randy Towers ... camera operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Penny Perry ... casting: original "Cocoon" cast
Terri Rand Poggendorf ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Mickey Antonetti ... costume supervisor
Mary Lou Byrd ... costumer
Jennifer Jobst ... assistant to costume designer

Editorial Department 

Phil Hetos ... color timer (as Philip Hetos)
Steven Ramirez ... additional editor
Yôko Seto ... assistant editor (as Yoko Seto)
Robert Yamamoto ... assistant editor (as Bob Yamamoto)

Location Management 

Mary Morgan ... location manager

Music Department 

Jim Henrikson ... music editor
Billy May ... orchestrator
Greig McRitchie ... orchestrator
Shawn Murphy ... music scoring mixer
David Slusser ... assistant music editor
Tom Boyd ... musician: oboe and English horn (uncredited)
James Horner ... conductor (uncredited)
Greig McRitchie ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

William Foster ... transportation captain
Henry San Souci ... transportation co-captain

Other crew 

Sondra Dee Boyachek ... assistant production coordinator
Henriette Christensen ... production assistant
Tim Christensen ... production assistant
Dawn Darfus ... assistant production accountant
Bob Dosh ... marine coordinator
Marjorie Farber ... production assistant (as Marjie Farber)
George Fuller ... video coordinator
Cate Hardman ... script supervisor (as Cate Hardman-Roach)
Don Henry ... production accountant (as Donald B. Henry)
Roy Kieval ... technical advisor
William D. McLane ... video coordinator (as Bill McLane)
Ruth A. Redfern ... production assistant (as Ruthie Redfern)
Cynthia Streit ... production coordinator
Charles Workman ... technician: BFL
M. Rutledge McCall ... production coordinator: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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