Cocoon: The Return
Cocoon: The Return (1988)

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… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 23, 1988
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Polly M. Robertus
Common Sense Media

A muddled morality tale.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Revolves around a group of older Americans who face important choices which will determine their destinies.

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Clint Morris

Near on par with the original...Sweet, Funny, Memorable

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Should never have come back.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

And here I thought the aliens ate them the first time.

Scott Weinberg

Brings back the same cast, but forgets the heart, wit, wonder, and warmth. This is a soulless sequel.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Sophie Burgess
This movie doesn't really have much purpose, especially considering the amazing ending to the first film, but it's a ok watch which is boosted by the… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A load of fun, as the senior citizens from the original film come back to Earth to help their alien friends. The seniors have another chance to strut their… More
Tim Salmons
A pretty decent sequel.
xGary Xx
The old coots return to earth and boast about their hard-ons/breakdance/beat the kids at basketball blah blah blah. We saw all this in the first one, thanks.
Jason Owens
It's hard to believe that "Cocoon 2 - The Return" isn't more popular. The main cast from the original "Cocoon" return to earth and… More
Dean McKenna
This film seems less enjoyable of senior folks' fantasy than the original.