Forbidden Planet Movie Review 1956

Information and Film Reviews for Forbidden Planet the Movie

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In A.D. 2200, a space cruiser visits the planet Altair-4 to uncover the fate of a previous mission of space colonists. They are greeted by Robby the Robot and discover the only survivors of the Earth colony which has been preyed upon by a terrible space monster. A classic science-fiction version of the Shakespearean classic "The Tempest."

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Criterion Collection, 210 E. 52nd St., 578 Broadway, New York, NY 10022, Phone: (212)212756-8822, Toll-free: 800-446-2001, URL: http://www.criterionco.com, Remarks: Does not sell directly to consumers

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 98 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Sci Fi, Invisibility, Space Operas, Dream Girls, Parenthood, Adapted from a Play, Robots & Androids, Family Ties, Modern Shakespeare, Special FX Extravaganzas
Screenplay
Cyril Hume
Cast
Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens, Jack Kelly, Richard Anderson, Earl Holliman, George D. Wallace, Robert Dix, Frankie Darro
Cinematography
George J. Folsey
Director
Fred M. Wilcox
Music
Bebe Barron, Louis Barron
Other
Marvin Miller, Les Tremayne
Producer
MGM, Nicholas Nayfack

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