Cocoon

Cocoon (1985)

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Jack Bonner: Look, I don't want to get rough with you, pal, but I'm not taking half the money.
Passenger: Alright then, give it back.
Jack Bonner: Hey, what are you... Just... Get your ass of my boat, Man. Get your ass off my boat. Do you believe this? And, take your embarrassing beach towel with you.

Jack Bonner: I wouldn't accuse you of dishonesty! I accuse you of being from another planet, but an honest planet.

Jack Bonner: I hope you're not gonna to take your skin off! 'Cause I really like skin on a woman.

Ben Luckett: Ain't a son of a bitch in the world has to know we're in that pool. We'd just be a few old farts paddlin' around in that pool. Who's gonna know?

Jack Bonner: May the force be with you.

Walter: I want you all to consider what I am about to suggest to you. You people seem to want what we've got. Well, we have room for you. We have room for you and about 30 of your friends. You would be students of course, but you'd also be teachers. And the new civilizations you would be travelling to would be unlike anything you've ever seen before. But I promise you, you will all lead productive lives.
Ben Luckett: Forever?
Walter: We don't know what forever is.

Joseph Finley: I feel great.
Ben Luckett: You wouldn't bullshit me?
Joseph Finley: My God, I'm telling the truth.
Art Selwyn: Why shouldn't he feel good? I feel tremendous! I'm ready to take on the world.

Art Selwyn: Men should be explorers, no matter how old they are. I don't know about anybody else, but I'm going.

Walter: Every 10 or 11,000 years I make a horrible mistake.

Mary Luckett: Well I for one don't believe any of this alien crap.
Alma Finley: You mean you don't believe your husband?
Mary Luckett: No, I don't believe him.
Alma Finley: Well I believe him and I'm scared.
Bess McCarthy: Well I don't believe him and I'm still scared.

Ben Luckett: So you think it's like Bernie said? We're cheating nature?
Mary Luckett: Yes.
Ben Luckett: Well I'll tell ya, with the way nature's been cheating us, I don't mind cheating her a little.

Deliberate mistake: David spots the boat with the old folk on and runs around the harbor, down the jetty and jumps towards the dive boat as it leaves the jetty. He doesn't jump very high and you can see he would miss the rail on the boat. In the next shot, a (larger) stunt double is shown leaping high in the air onto the boat and, of course, catches the rail.

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Trivia: Some of the cloud effects were created by dumping colored dyes in tanks of water which were then superimposed into the shot.

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