Cocoon

Cocoon

80%
  • Cocoon
    1 minutes 26 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

Opening

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Cocoon Reviews

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Richard T. Jameson
Parallax View

... much of the beauty of Cocoon... has to do with its deft, loving observation of the things of this Earth.

Full Review Source: Parallax View

March 24, 2013
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Sex talk, language make iconic '80s sci-fi better for teens.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 14, 2010
Emanuel Levy
Variety
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An amiable, life-affirming fantasy-comedy about the rejuvenation of crotchery oldsters whose main distinction is offering roles to senior actors like Don Ameche (who won an Oscar), Hume Cronyn, and Jessica Tandy

Full Review Source: Variety | Original Score: B-

August 6, 2010

Variety
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Cocoon weaves a mesmerizing tale.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 4, 2007

TV Guide's Movie Guide

A gentle and effective heart-tugger.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

June 4, 2007
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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Director Ron Howard brings a quality of gentleness and whimsy to the performances, but basically this is a highly calculated project brought in by those two old pros, producers Richard Zanuck and David Brown.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

June 4, 2007

Time Out
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Essentially, this is sci-fi with a heart, albeit one made entirely of cheese.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
James Plath
Reel.com

Poignant tale: To Age or Not to Age, That is the Question.

| Original Score: 3/5

March 30, 2005
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A funny, tender and touching sci-fi drama, Cocoon is a movie for all generations.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 4/5

August 22, 2004
Clint Morris
Moviehole

A splendid combo of grand peformances and expert direction

| Original Score: 4/5

July 11, 2003
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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It has no real competition as this season's reigning fairy tale.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 20, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Am I the only one who thinks the aliens ate all those folks they spirited away?

| Original Score: 2/5

May 12, 2003
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Boring, sentimental crap made better by the inferior sequel.

| Original Score: 2/5

November 22, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Sure it's all precious and Hallmark-y, but Cocoon is still good, heartwarming fun.

| Original Score: 4/5

July 26, 2002
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

This is one of those movies that leaves one with a warm glowing feeling after leaving the cinema.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

July 18, 2005
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Catholic Sun

| Original Score: 3/5

April 8, 2005

Reel.com

| Original Score: 3/4

July 3, 2004
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

| Original Score: 3/5

April 14, 2004
Spence D.
IGN Movies

| Original Score: 4/5

February 10, 2004
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