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Forbidden Planet (1956)

G   |    |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.

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  • Anne Francis in Forbidden Planet (1956)
  • Leslie Nielsen in Forbidden Planet (1956)
  • "Forbidden Planet" Leslie Nielsen, 1956, MGM **I.V.
  • Forbidden Planet (1956)
  • Walter Pidgeon and Robby the Robot in Forbidden Planet (1956)
  • "Forbidden Planet" 1956, MGM **I.V.

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10 June 2003 | Theo Robertson
| The Best SF Film Of The 1950s
FORBIDDEN PLANET is the best SF film from the golden age of SF cinema and what makes it a great film is its sense of wonder . As soon as the spaceship lands the audience - via the ships human crew - travels through an intelligent and sometimes terrifying adventure . We meet the unforgetable Robbie , the mysterious Dr Morbuis , his beautiful and innocent daughter Altair and we learn about the former inhabitants of the planet - The Krell who died out overnight . Or did they ?

You can nitpick and say the planet is obviously filmed in a movie studio with painted backdrops but that adds to a sense of menace of claustraphobia I feel and Bebe and Louis Barron`s electronic music adds even more atmosphere

I`m shocked this film isn`t in the top 250 IMDB films .

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