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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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Consume mass quantities! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Coneheads See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,100,501, 25 July 1993

Gross USA:

$21,274,717

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,274,717
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Beldar turns on the communication device in his trailer to talk to the planet Remulak, you can hear a recording of President Richard Nixon saying his infamous quote "I'm not a crook." Dan Akyroyd often spoofed Nixon while on Saturday Night Live. See more »

Goofs

When the car is lifted into the spaceship, cables supporting the car appear to be seen in a couple of shots, but this is the radio antenna on the car. See more »

Quotes

Beldar Conehead: [Furious to be kept waiting over his car repair] What choice do I have? It is as if you have grabbed me by the base of my snarglies!
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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 Nostalgia Critic: The Last Airbender (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Fight the Power
By Chuck D (as Carton Ridenhour), Keith Shocklee & Eric Sadler
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
Courtesy of Sire Records Company
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Silly But Hilarious Movie
18 January 2005 | by funky_cherry86See all my reviews

Beldar (Aykroyd) & Prymaat (Curtin) Conehead are two aliens who come from the planet Remulak their ship has crash landed on earth and have no way to return home. Forced to enjoy human society they try to get used to their new surroundings but are soon on the run from immigration officers Seedling (Mckean) & Turnbull (Spade), months later Prymaat gives birth to a beautiful baby girl whom they name Connie . 18 years later Connie (Burke) is pretty young woman who is always at ends with her parental units she falls head over heels in love with Ronnie (Farley) a local mechanic and neighborhood boy who admits to never have dated a girl taller than him before. Coneheads is a great family comedy with tons of laughs from start to finish , Chris Farley 29, & Michelle Burke 23, play the star crossed teenage couple with humor and warmth 8/10 Stars


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