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"It is everything you've dreamed of. It is nothing you expect."
  • PG-13
  • 1985
  • 1 hr 57 min
  • 6.7  (68,149)
  • 65

In Cocoon, a group of retired seniors living in a quiet Florida retirement home discover a nearby pool that possesses mysterious healing powers. Upon swimming in the pool, the seniors begin to feel younger and stronger, with their aches and pains subsiding. Unbeknownst to the retirees, the pool is actually inhabited by a group of alien beings who are using it as a way to store their cocoons in order to rejuvenate and prolong their own lives. When the alien beings discover that the humans have been using their pool, they begin to worry about the potential consequences of their actions.

Meanwhile, the seniors begin to come to terms with their newfound vitality and the opportunities that have opened up for them. Some of them consider staying on Earth for a while longer, while others contemplate leaving everything behind and joining the aliens on their journey through space.

As tensions rise between the humans and the aliens, the seniors must decide whether to continue using the pool and potentially endangering the aliens, or to give up their newfound youth and vitality in order to avoid conflict.

Cocoon is a heartwarming and thought-provoking film that explores themes of aging, mortality, and the desire for youth and vitality. With an all-star cast that includes Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, and Hume Cronyn, the film expertly balances humor, drama, and science fiction elements to create a unique and unforgettable viewing experience.

Featuring a fantastic score by James Horner and expertly crafted special effects, Cocoon is a testament to the power of science fiction to explore deeper philosophical questions while still entertaining its audience. The film was a critical and commercial success upon its release, and its legacy lives on today as a classic of the genre.

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