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Status: Released

Runtime: 98

Budget: $4,900,000

Revenue: $23,500,000

Language: en

Webpage: -

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  •  G

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Alternative Titles

  • El planeta prohibido
  • Il Pianeta Proibito
  • O Planeta Proibido
  • Запретная планета
  • Запретный мир
Content Score: 100

7.0/10 (69 votes)


Captain Adams and the crew of the Starship C57D fly towards planet Altair 4 in search for the Bellerphon spaceship that has been missing for twenty years. To their surprise they are already being expected. A classic science fiction film from 1957 starring Leslie Nielsen.


Earthmen on a fabulous, peril-journey into outer space!


Director: Fred M. Wilcox

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Walter Pidgeon

Walter Pidgeon
as Dr. Edward Morbius

Anne Francis

Anne Francis
as Altaira Morbius

Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen
as Commander John J. Ada…

Warren Stevens

Warren Stevens
as Lt. 'Doc' Ostrow

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A review by John Chard

Your mind refuses to face the conclusion.

Forbidden Planet is directed by Fred M. Wilcox and stars Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, and Leslie Nielsen. Screenplay is written by Cyril Hume from an original story by Irving Block & Allen Adler (original title being Fatal Planet). It is a CinemaScope production out of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and is shot in Eastman Color (not Metrocolor as suggested on some sources) by cinematographer George J. Folsey. The piece features a novel musical score (credited as "electronic tonalities") by Louis & Bebe Barron.

Loosely based around William Shakespeare's pla... read the rest.