• Forbidden Planet (1956)

Forbidden Planet

Release Date: 1956

DVD Release Date: July 16th, 1997

G |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

In this sci-fi classic, a spacecraft travels to the distant planet Altair IV to discover the fate of a group of scientists sent there decades earlier. When Commander John J. Adams (Leslie Nielsen) and his crew arrive, they discover only two people: Dr. Morbius (Walter Pidgeon) and his daughter, Altaira (Anne Francis), who was born on the remote planet. Soon, Adams begins to uncover the mystery of what happened on Altair IV, and why Morbius and Altaira are the sole survivors.

Cast: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens, Jack Kelly, Richard Anderson, Earl Holliman, George Wallace

Director: Fred M. Wilcox

Genres: Science Fiction

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Quest, Survival, Daughter, Mystery, Engaging

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