LOUISE: What’s with the cast from Cocoon?
Cocoon is a 1985 science-fiction comedy-drama directed by Ron Howard. It is about a group of elderly people, residents of a retirement home, who are rejuvenated to become younger and stronger by their neighbours, who happen to be a group of peaceful aliens.
Cocoon was a box office hit, becoming the #6 film of 1985, and received fairly good reviews. Ron Howard won Best Director at the Saturn Awards, and at the Academy Awards, Cocoon won Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Don Ameche), and Best Visual Effects.