Directed by Ron Howard, "Cocoon" (also known as "Cocoon, l'energia dell'universo") is an Adventure/Comedy/Drama/Science Fiction film, released on June 21 of 1985 in the USA , starring Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford and Steve Guttenberg.
It is everything you've dreamed of. It is nothing you expect.
Who is the director of "Cocoon":
Cocoon was directed by Ron Howard, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before Cocoon, Ron Howard had directed Splash, released in 1984, Night Shift (1982), Grand Theft Auto (1977). Since, he directed Gung Ho, released in 1986, Parenthood (1989), Backdraft (1991), Far and Away (1992), The Paper (1994), and Apollo 13 (1995).
What was the release date of "Cocoon":
Cocoon was initally released in the United States on Friday, June 21, 1985. Also released on Friday, June 21, 1985 have been Lifeforce (dir. Tobe Hooper), Return to Oz (dir. Walter Murch), Ghare-Baire (dir. Satyajit Ray), and Return to Oz (dir. Walter Murch). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, September 13, 1985 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, November 27, 1985 in France; Thursday, October 24, 1985 in Germany; Friday, October 11, 1985 in Spain; Thursday, August 22, 1985 in Australia and on Saturday, December 14, 1985 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Cocoon":
At the casting of Cocoon we find Don Ameche, previously seen in Trading Places (1983) and A Fever in the Blood (1961); Wilford Brimley (Country (1984), The Natural (1984)); Hume Cronyn (Brewster's Millions (1985), Impulse (1984)) [ more... ]
- Mike Nomad and Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Gwen Verdon, Herta Ware, Tahnee Welch, Barret Oliver, Linda Harrison, Tyrone Power Jr. can be seen in Cocoon: The Return, released in 1988.
- James Ritz and Clint Howard also appeared in The Paper, released in 1994.
- Clint Howard and Wilford Brimley also appeared in End of the Line, released in 1987.
- James Ritz and Clint Howard also appeared in Apollo 13, released in 1995.
What is the Storyline of "Cocoon":
About 10,000 years ago, peaceful aliens from the planet Antarea set up an outpost on the planet Earth, on an island later known to mankind as Atlantis. When Atlantis is destroyed, twenty aliens must be left behind. Antareans who return to pick them up disguise themselves as humans, rent a house with a swimming pool, and charge the water with "life force" to give the cocooned Antareans energy to survive the trip home. They charter a boat from a local captain named Jack (Steve Guttenberg) who helps them [...]
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