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Forbidden Planet

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Released 1956, 'Forbidden Planet' stars Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens The G movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 38 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from knowledgeable critics.

You probably already know what the movie's about, but just in case... Here's the plot: "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."

'Forbidden Planet' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Amazon.com, VUDU, iTunes Store, and YouTube .

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