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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 58 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1985
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , , , , , , &
Performer: , &
Directed by
Composition by
Produced by

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1985 - Best Supporting Actor: Don Ameche
Academy Awards 1985 - Best Visual Effects

Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 06/21/1985
"...Howard brings a real sweetness to his subject, as does the film's fine cast of veteran stars....[The] season's reigning fairy tale..."
Variety - 06/19/1985
"...A fountain of youth fable which imaginatively melds galaxy fantasy with the lives of aging mortals....COCOON weaves a mesmerizing tale..."

Plot Synopsis:

COCOON tells the what-if story of a group of senior citizens who seemingly have discovered the Fountain of Youth in a Florida swimming pool.

Plot Keywords:

Aliens | Friends | Recommended | Science-Fiction | Seniors | Tear Jerker | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Feature film debut for producer Lili Fini Zanuck.
  • Gwen Verdon served as the special music and dance coordinator on the film.
  • Shot on location in Pinellas County, Florida, Nassau, and Chicago, Illinois. Film had an estimated budget of $18 million.
  • Ron Howard replaced Robert Zemekis as director of this project before shooting started. It was Howard's second feature film, following SPLASH in 1984. The film marked the debut of two actors of famous parentage, Tahnee Welch, daughter of actress/model Raquel Welch, and Tyrone Power Jr., son of leading actor Tyrone Power.
  • In 1988, Daniel Petrie directed a sequel to this film entitled COCOON: THE RETURN.

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 024543397441
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