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Coneheads (1993)

PG | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 23 July 1993 (USA)
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Aliens with conical crania crash-land on Earth.

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Steve Barron
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Knott ... Air Traffic Controller
Jonathan Penner ... Captain Air Traffic
Whip Hubley ... F-16 Pilot
Dan Aykroyd ... Beldar Conehead / Donald R. DeCicco
Jane Curtin ... Prymatt Conehead / Mary Margaret DeCicco
Howard Napper Howard Napper ... Ang Pilot
Michael Richards ... Motel Clerk
Eddie Griffin ... Customer
Sinbad ... Otto
Phil Hartman ... Marlax
Adam Sandler ... Carmine
Grant Martell Grant Martell ... Hispanic Man #1
Art Bonilla ... Hispanic Man #2
David Spade ... Eli Turnbull, INS Agent
Rosa Maria Briz Rosa Maria Briz ... Hispanic Woman (as Rosa Briz)
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Storyline

An alien couple known as Beldar and Prymatt with cone-shaped heads from the planet called Remulak is mistakenly 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, Beldar vows to return to earth and conquer it. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Heading your way See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cabeças de Cone See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$21,274,717
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The house shown in the montage of Connie growing up is not a two story house until the end when Beldar is picking the newspaper up off of the porch. See more »

Goofs

In scenes where the Coneheads still have their sharp alien teeth, Jane Curtin has audible difficulty speaking with the false teeth in. See more »

Quotes

Lisa Farber: All men are pigs.
Prymatt Conehead: Ah, pigs. An omnivorous domesticated cloven-hooved vertebrate that defecates in the same place it consumes.
Lisa Farber: Exactly.
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Alternate Versions

The "That was then and this is now" line alternates between Beldar and the other Conehead Knarfling the Garthok, depending on the version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in I Hate Everything: I Hate Sing (2016) (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
By Paul Jabara & Bruce Roberts
Performed by k.d. lang & Andy Bell
Courtesy of Sire Records Company/Mute Records Ltd.
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"Perhaps you and Larry will join us for the consumption of mass quantities this weekend... will we ignite our new flame pit and char some mammal flesh for you."
24 February 2013 | by glennmelcherSee all my reviews

This really is a hidden gem of a film. I can see how todays generation and their obsession with edgy humor, abrasive language,shock laughs, and depravity, couldn't appreciate this underrated comedy classic. It's clever, creative, well written, and Dan Akroyd is downright hilarious. How can you not burst out laughing when he tells Ronnie (Chris Farley)"I find you unacceptable. If I did not fear incarceration by human authority figures, I would terminate your life functions by applying sufficient force to your blunt skull — as to cause its collapse." The cameos from Adam Sandler, Chris Farley, David Spaid,Drew Carey, Jon Lovitz, Sinbad, and Jason Alexander all made for hilarious moments. It even managed to add some subtle social commentary without being preachy at all. Get your funny bones checked guys, this is a classic SNL film from when SNL was great.


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