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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Air Traffic Controller
... Captain Air Traffic
... F-16 Pilot
... Beldar Conehead / Donald R. DeCicco
... Prymatt Conehead / Mary Margaret DeCicco
Howard Napper ... Ang Pilot
... Motel Clerk
... Customer
... Otto
... Marlax
... Carmine
Grant Martell ... Hispanic Man #1
... Hispanic Man #2
... Eli Turnbull, INS Agent
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 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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Cabeças de Cone  »

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$21,274,717
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Trivia

Knarfling the Garthok is a Bloodsport and not very Conely. See more »

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When the audience is pointing out where Beldar is hiding to the Garthok, it is noticeable they are wearing full, immobile face masks instead of elaborate make-up. See more »

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Otto: A more honorable man I have not known.
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Tainted Love
By Ed Cobb (as Edward C. Cobb)
Performed by Soft Cell
Courtesy of PolyGram Special Markets
A Division of PolyGram Group Distribution Inc.
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a pleasant little film
12 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

The fact that this is a good film AND it was done by ex-SNL actors help this movie to really stand out for me. Dan Aykroyd is terrific as Beldar and it shows that he CAN do a decent film (and he's done some stinkers--Neighbors, 1941, Nothing But Trouble, Dr. Detroit).

As I said above, I haven't been that impressed by many of the films by ex-SNL cast members--especially when they are movie-length versions of SNL skits. However, this movie expands on the characters and has great heart. In other words, despite the humor, the lead characters come off as sympathetic and decent. If the characters had been just like they were in the skits, the movie would have fallen flat on its face. Instead, we are treated to many instances when the Coneheads try so hard to fit in and be the average American family. It's also quite amusing that almost no one seems to notice that they AREN'T! There are many SNL-related cameos and supporting players throughout the movie and they are pretty well integrated (i.e., they usually don't seem like tacked on cameos but fit within the plot). Also, although I generally hate David Spade, his annoying personality fits in perfectly with the character he plays.

This is a good film for the whole family. It's cute, funny and actually has amazingly good family values!


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