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Cocoon Movie

Movie Review for Cocoon

Summary

An eighties movie that portrays the closest thing to the fountain of youth.
Alien cocoons change lives for seniors.

Cocoon DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Cocoon was released on June 1, 2004 by 20th Century Fox and is rated PG-13.

Plot

Cocoon is about aliens who came to earth and leave their cocoon shell at the bottom of the ocean.

Some senior citizens who love to swim, break into a secured swimming pool and discover that they get a rejuvenating feeling after leaving the pool. It turns out that the cocoon shell is making them feel young again in the movie Cocoon.

Cast

Arthur Selwyn - Don Ameche
Benjamin Luckett - Wilford Brimley
Joseph Finley - Hume Cronyn
Walter - Brian Dennehy
Bernard Lefkowitz - Jack Gilford
Jack Bonner - Steve Guttenberg
Marilyn Luckett - Maureen Stapleton
Alma Finley - Jessica Tandy
Bess McCarthy - Gwen Verdon
Rosie Lefkowitz - Herta Ware
Kitty - Tahnee Welch
David - Barret Oliver
Susan - Linda Harrison
Pillsbury - Tyrone Power Jr.
John Dexter - Clint Howard

Trivia

The movie Cocoon was directed by Ron Howard and his mother, brother and father make appearances in this film.

Animatronic dolphins were used in the underwater scenes in the film Cocoon.

Academy Awards:

Don Ameche won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Art Selwyn in Cocoon.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Cocoon was released to theatres on 06/21/1985 by 20th Century Fox, and grossed $76,257,348 at the box office in the US.


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