Coneheads (1993)

The popular Saturday Night Live sketch was expanded to fill the big screen in 1993, with the same story of aliens Beldar (Dan Aykroyd) and Prymaat (Jane Curtin). Despite their coneheads, the couple adapt to life on Earth surprisingly well… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 23, 1993
DVD Release Date: April 17, 2001
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter

Can you inflate a gimmick-driven comedy skit into a full-fledged feature film? Up to a point.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A respectably funny -- but small -- effort, a reunion party best watched in your living room, while you consume mass quantities of pizza with extra molten lactate extract of hooved mammals.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It ultimately fails because it lacks sufficient satire or an edge.

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Leonard Klady

A sweet, funny anarchic pastiche that should find broad based popularity.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

This is a dismal, dreary and fairly desperate movie, in which the actors try very hard but are unable to overcome an uninspired screenplay.

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

So-so '90s movie based on '70s SNL sketch has edgy humor.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Coneheads falls flat about as often as it turns funny, and displays more amiability than style.

James Berardinelli

I expected stupid humor, silly humor, or bizarre humor, but not no humor.

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Emanuel Levy

A one-joke movie, stretched to the limit.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
SNL madness but oh what glorious madness this is with an epic cast of comedy greats and character actors...,Aykroyd, Spade, Farley, Lovitz, Hartman, Sandler,… More
Eric Alvarez
Weird that I like this movie, but as a kid I had bugged and bugged my parents to take me to see it cause I thought it was cool. I still hear about my nagging… More
Kevin M. Williams
Granted, an SNL skit lampooning aliens trying to fit in stretched to the limit and beyond, but its still a guilty pleasure with loads of bit parts by a star… More
Spencer S.
True to the sketches, but wild in it's interpretation of the Hoem Planet. Chris Farley is dopey as ever, and just as cute.
Alex roy
Coneheads is mildly amusing here and there, unfortunately the script suffers from a good, engaging plot; therefore the film ends up being a mediocre comedy with… More
Jason Owens
Another 90's gem that I always liked more than anyone else I know did. I don't care what the critics, friends, family, or anyone else says, this… More

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