The Resource Cocoon, 20th Century Fox ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; a Ron Howard Film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard, (videorecording)

Cocoon, 20th Century Fox ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; a Ron Howard Film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard, (videorecording)

Label
Cocoon
Title
Cocoon
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; a Ron Howard Film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, 1986.
Cataloging source
NAB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Peterman ; music, James Horner
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Dialogue in English, or dubbed Spanish or French, subtitles in English or Spanish; close-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.S26
  • PN1995.9.S26
LC item number
  • C63 2004
  • C63 2004
PerformerNote
Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Gwen Verdon, Herta Ware, Tahnee Welch
Runtime
117
Technique
live action
Label
Cocoon, 20th Century Fox ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; a Ron Howard Film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released 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
  • 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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Side A. Widescreen presentation ; Commentary by Ron Howard ; "Behind the scenes" featurette ; "Creating Antareans" featurette -- Side B. Full screen presentation ; Commentary by Ron Howard
Control code
55644473
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen and full screen eds.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543115878
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1 encoding, widescreen and full screen presentations; Dolby Digital 4.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cocoon, 20th Century Fox ; a Zanuck/Brown production ; a Ron Howard Film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown and Lili Fini Zanuck ; screenplay by Tom Benedek ; directed by Ron Howard, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released 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
  • 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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Side A. Widescreen presentation ; Commentary by Ron Howard ; "Behind the scenes" featurette ; "Creating Antareans" featurette -- Side B. Full screen presentation ; Commentary by Ron Howard
Control code
55644473
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen and full screen eds.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543115878
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1 encoding, widescreen and full screen presentations; Dolby Digital 4.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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