The Resource Cocoon, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Zanuck/Brown production, a Ron Howard film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; story by David Saperstein ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard, (Blu-ray)

Cocoon, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Zanuck/Brown production, a Ron Howard film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; story by David Saperstein ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard, (Blu-ray)

Label
Cocoon
Title
Cocoon
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a Zanuck/Brown production, a Ron Howard film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; story by David Saperstein ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Art, Ben and Joe are three simple, aging senior citizens who like to swim in the unguarded swimming pool next door from the old folks home they live in. One day they go swimming and feel energized and 'ready to take on the world!' What they soon discover is that the pool was recently bought by four alien Antereans incognito as humans. The men and their friends offer to help the Antereans return the cocoons and as a reward, the Antereans offer something magnificent
Cataloging source
TLM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Peterman ; music composer, James Horner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rated: PG-13
  • CHV rating: PG
Language note
In English (DTS-HD 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby stereo.) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.), Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C63 2009
PerformerNote
Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Gwen Verdon, Herta Ware, Tahnee Welch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-2010
  • 1954-
  • 1935-
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zanuck, Richard D
  • Brown, David
  • Zanuck, Lili Fini
  • Saperstein, David
  • Benedek, Tom
  • Howard, Ron
  • Ameche, Don
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Cronyn, Hume
  • Dennehy, Brian
  • Gilford, Jack
  • Guttenberg, Steve
  • Stapleton, Maureen
  • Tandy, Jessica
  • Verdon, Gwen
  • Ware, Herta
  • Welch, Tahnee
  • Horner, James
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Swimming pools
  • Cocoons
  • Impersonation
  • Science fiction films
  • Feature films
  • Comedy films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Fiction films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Cocoon, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Zanuck/Brown production, a Ron Howard film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; story by David Saperstein ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Commentary by director Ron Howard; five featurettes; trailers; TV spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn606901131
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 Blu-ray Disc (117 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
024543657989
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2265798
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)606901131
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., AVC @ 19 MBPS, 25GB, single layer, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Cocoon, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Zanuck/Brown production, a Ron Howard film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; story by David Saperstein ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Commentary by director Ron Howard; five featurettes; trailers; TV spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn606901131
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 Blu-ray Disc (117 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
024543657989
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2265798
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)606901131
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., AVC @ 19 MBPS, 25GB, single layer, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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