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Forbidden Planet (1956) 4 Stars

Forbidden Planet

A classic based on a classic. Shakespeare's The Tempest is the basis for the tale involving a lost expedition and a mission sent to rescue them from the planet where they are stranded. Considered one of the best science fiction films ever made.

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox
The cast includes: Walter Pidgeon (Dr. Edward Morbius), Anne Francis (Altaira Morbius), Leslie Nielsen (Commander John J. Adams), Warren Stevens (Lt. ''Doc'' Ostrow), Jack Kelly (Lt. Jerry Farman), Richard Anderson (Chief Engineer Quinn), Robby the Robot (Robby), Earl Holliman (Cook)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 98 minutes
Presented in: Color
Sci-Fi Channel Ranking: 10
Related categories: Aliens, Robots, Computers, and Machines, Space...the Final Frontier

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