Cocoon: The Return
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Cocoon 2: The Return, like most sequels, relies a bit too heavily on one's familiarity with the first film. Without dwelling too long on Cocoon #1, we can observe that it ended with a group of senior citizens heading for the distant planet of Antarea, hoping to find a new, rewarding and elongated life. Cocoon 2 picks up the action five years later: The Antareans return to earth to check on the damage caused to their life-regenerating cocoons by earthquakes. Coming along for the ride are the elderly couples whom we met in the first film. Also carried over from the first Cocoon are young… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A muddled morality tale."
‑ Polly M. Robertus, Common Sense Media
"Revolves around a group of older Americans who face important choices which will determine their destinies."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Near on par with the original...Sweet, Funny, Memorable"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Should never have come back."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"And here I thought the aliens ate them the first time."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Brings back the same cast, but forgets the heart, wit, wonder, and warmth. This is a soulless sequel."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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