With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason, everyone believes them when they say they're from France.
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Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; enhanced for 16x9 TVs; theatrical trailer.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that Coneheads is a 1993 movie inspired by the popular Saturday Night Live sketches from the 1970s. There is brief male nudity: Men's buttocks are exposed in one scene. There are the occasional double entendres in which well-known phrases involving body parts and functions are changed into words spoken on the Coneheads' home planet of Remulak. Aside from this, Beldar -- played by Dan Aykroyd -- is often shown smoking cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. There is some violence: Other Coneheads are shown doing battle with a monster and end up with their heads decapitated and rolling down steps. Profanity includes "a--hole" and "s--tbox."
- Sexual Content
- Brief male nudity (exposed buttocks). Occasional "alien" double entendres involving sex organs. A teen Conehead is shown making out with her teen boyfriend and is later caught having a type of Conehead sex by her angry parents. A woman is shown making a pass at her driving instructor and talks of "extracurricular activities."
- Cartoonish violence. An alien father rips open the top of a car to threaten an Earthling teen who is trying to date his teenage daughter. While fighting a monster, various other Conehead aliens are shown decapitated as they scream to their deaths.
- "A--hole," "s--tbox," "crap." Occasional double entendres in which sexual terms are spoken in an alien language.
- Social Behavior
- As a formulaic comedy based on a popular Saturday Night Live sketch from the 1970s, there isn't much in the way of positive messages.
- On a first date, two teens are shown eating at a Subway. Subway beverages and food items are prominently featured throughout the scene. The Conehead mother is shown buying magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Redbook.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Beldar is frequently shown smoking cigarettes, a cigar, and a pipe. He also is shown at a bar drinking beer with his neighbor but does not act intoxicated.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it