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The Resource Cocoon, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard

Cocoon, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard

Label
Cocoon
Title
Cocoon
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
When visitors from a distant galaxy come to Earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who have expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to re-capture their youth
Awards note
Academy Award (1986): Best supporting actor, Don Ameche
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Peterman ; production design, Jack T. Collis ; editors, Daniel Hanley, Michael J. Hill ; music, James Horner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Audio in English, French, or Spanish ; subtitles in English or Spanish ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.C63
LC item number
C63 2004
PerformerNote
Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1958-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ameche, Don
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Cronyn, Hume
  • Dennehy, Brian
  • Gilford, Jack
  • Guttenberg, Steve
  • Stapleton, Maureen
  • Tandy, Jessica
  • Howard, Ron
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Human-alien encounters
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Cocoon, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: commentary by director Ron Howard; Behind-the-scenes featurette; Ron Howard profile; underwater training; actors; Creating Antareans; TV spots; theatrical teaser; scene selection
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen & full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
  • "Full screen version modified from its original theatrical version. This version has been formatted to fit your screen"--Container.
  • "Widescreen version presented in a letterbox widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition"--Container.
Other control number
024543115878
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2221587
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm57615922
  • 1504447
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen and anamorphic widescreen formats, Dolby Digital 4.1, Dolby Digital stereo surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cocoon, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: commentary by director Ron Howard; Behind-the-scenes featurette; Ron Howard profile; underwater training; actors; Creating Antareans; TV spots; theatrical teaser; scene selection
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen & full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
  • "Full screen version modified from its original theatrical version. This version has been formatted to fit your screen"--Container.
  • "Widescreen version presented in a letterbox widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition"--Container.
Other control number
024543115878
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2221587
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm57615922
  • 1504447
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen and anamorphic widescreen formats, Dolby Digital 4.1, Dolby Digital stereo surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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