“ For the most part, "Coneheads" is just boring.
“ However, it was decidedly entertaining all the way through, never boring and pretty tame profanity-wise.
“ The special effects stand up pretty well and the film still has plenty of laughs and enjoyable situations.
“ Stupid but entertaining.
“ Not the best work of Dan Akyroyd, but it's still enjoyable.
“ There's absolutely nothing - not a single thing - in this movie that can be taken seriously, which is probably why it's so enjoyable for the most part to watch.
“ Most entertaining!
“ Here is one of the few movies that I have ever walked out on in the theater.
“ The plot is contrived...
“ They talk in monotone voices and spew out complicated alien jargon without missing a beat, and they use the film's special effects to their advantage.
“ Accept it for what it is and it will provide an overall very enjoyable 90 minutes.
“ Another Yawner Based on a Saturday Night Live Sketch .
“Coneheads (the movie & as seen on SNL) was wacky, a bit Sophomoric, but, for me completely entertaining.
“ The depressingly tame and repetitive nature of Coneheads grows maddening after a while, and what we're left with is an empty shell of a film that doesn't live up to thematic potential and just kind of flounders when it should be flooring its audience.
“ From a funny sketch a good comedy but with a slow rhythm .
“ Dan and Jane do amazing things to keep their limited characters extremely entertaining.
“ In fact, the most reliable source of amusement is the pretentious-sounding conespeak (and the additional paraphernalia of gnarls, hisses and snores that accompany their emotions) employed by Beldar and Prymaat to express their wisdom and interact with inferior humans.
“ Worth watching time and again, because something new will strike the viewer with every re-watching.
“ As others have said, it's not just a laugh-a-minute surprise, there's actually a clever little storyline, some thoroughly engaging characters - human or otherwise - and some quite decent special effects.