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Coneheads (1993)

 -  Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  23 July 1993 (USA)
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Aliens with conical crania come to Earth to observe human life.

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Air Traffic Controller
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Captain Air Traffic
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F-16 Pilot
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Beldar Conehead / Donald R. DeCicco
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Prymatt Conehead / Mary Margaret DeCicco
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Ang Pilot
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Motel Clerk
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Customer
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Grant Martell ...
Hispanic Man #1
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Hispanic Man #2
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Rosa Maria Briz ...
Hispanic Woman (as Rosa Briz)
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An alien couple known as Beldar and Prymatt with cone-shaped heads from the planet called Remulak is mistakingly ditched on earth, during a scouting mission for planet conquest. While here, they dodge the INS, have a child and discover that life on Earth is quite good. But unfortunately they are being chased by the government who knows something is not quite right with the Conehead family. After they are rescued and taken back to their planet, Belder vows to return to earth and conquer it! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG for comic nudity and some double entendre humor | See all certifications »

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23 July 1993 (USA)  »

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$21,274,717 (USA)
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Trivia

The complicated homemade photography apparatus Beldar uses at the end of the movie is built around a Polaroid Model 95 Land Camera. This was introduced in 1948 and was the first commercially available instant film camera. See more »

Goofs

Beldar makes out he is lifting the back of Ronnie's car and when the wheel stops spinning, the sound of a dropped car is heard but the car clearly doesn't drop at all. See more »

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Highmaster: Let it be written... are you writing this?
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Referenced in Strictly Background (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Soul to Squeeze
Written by Anthony Kiedis, Flea, John Frusciante (as Jonathan Frusciante) & Chad Smith
Performed by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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Return of "SNL" classic characters!
25 October 2008 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

Remember the "Coneheads" on SNL(Saturday Night Live)? Well, they are back! This time on the big screen. Beldar(Dan Ackroyd) and Prymatt(Jane Curtain) are on Earth planning to commit world conquest. But, when they settle on the planet they decided to live their lives there instead. They have such strange diets, and they claim themselves they are from "France". The government however don't think so. They later give birth to a daughter named Connie(Michelle Burke). She has a little trouble fitting in, until she meets Ronnie(Chris Farley, 1964-97). I liked the Subway scene where Connie puts away a sub which made Ronnie's mother look like an amateur. Looks like he found his dream girl there. When they go back to there planet, Beldar used his talents from Earth to stop a monster, while singing Soft Cell's "Tained Love". Great cast, silly plot, this movie is good for all SNL fans. Some say it was rather late, I would say, "Who Cares?" 2.5 out of 5 Stars!


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