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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 »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cabeças de Cone See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA 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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Trivia

The rare Saturday Night Live (1975)-themed film to feature past members (Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, and Laraine Newman), then-current cast members (Adam Sandler, David Spade, Chris Farley) and even a future cast member (Michael McKean, who joined the cast of Saturday Night Live (1975) less than a year later.) See more »

Goofs

The mole on the mother's forehead disappears in some shots. This is most noticeable when she is speaking with Connie in her room. See more »

Quotes

Otto: Once again you have pulled me from the fire!
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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

Features Star Trek: Arena (1967) See more »

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Moonlight Cha-Cha
Written, Performed & Produced by Michael Muhlfriedel & Christopher Guardino (as Chris Guardino)
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It's fun! So give it a break will ya.
21 March 2009 | by blackdeepSee all my reviews

I could say, you had to be there. Or you just aren't old enough to understand. The bottom line? Sometimes it is nice to just sit back, suspend your disbelief and enjoy without having to analyze why it works or doesn't work. This falls back to a time when crude and rude was still in its infancy. Light for the day, it is still lots of fun. The punch lines are subtle and innuendo a bit advance for the punch and Judy crowd that is looking for the "Down with society" commentary that seems to fill the comedy of today. The Coneheads are classic Old School SNL. I like a story where the good guy wins, albeit the good guys in this case are Aliens. If you like Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, or Danny Kay. Then you will probably like this movie. If you are the Dumb and Dumber crowd this will probably be a disappointment. So, suspend your disbeliefe and just enjoy it for what it is. A funny movie with a lot of "good" laughs.


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