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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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Young ones! Parental units! We summon you! 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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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Michelle Burke (Connie) is friends with Parker Posey (Stephanie) and Joey Lauren Adams (Christina). The three of them were also all friends in Dazed and Confused (1993). See more »

Goofs

After successfully knarfling the Garthok, Beldar is suddenly covered with drops of blue blood. This is because a scene of him cutting of the Garthok's head was deleted. The head is still seen lying next to him on the steps in some shots (with the blue, bloodied stump facing the camera) See more »

Quotes

Highmaster: Let it be written... are you writing this?
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Alternate Versions

A cable-TV version includes a scene with Beldar and Primat chatting with friends shortly after their return to Remulac. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cruel Intentions (1999) See more »

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Music
From Star Trek (1966) TV Series
By Sol Kaplan and Fred Steiner
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User Reviews

 
Simple movie, with simple laughs but hey, it works
1 October 2002 | by nucksfan4lifeSee all my reviews

"Coneheads" is the perfect kind of movie to have on killing time late at night, or when you just want to veg and not think about anything. The humor in the movie is simple to understand and easy to laugh at. Adam Sandler's cameo in the movie was great. Sinbad has a cameo too that he turns into many laughs. This movie was fun to watch. Of course there are many jokes about how these people have cones for heads, but that is the title of the movie, so no complaints warranted there. Dan Aykroyd really loves his Beldar character, and it shows here as much as it does in the many Saturday Night Live skits about the Coneheads.


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