Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet (1956)

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

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1956-03-23
  • User Rating: 7.26/10 from 904 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Fred M. Wilcox
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Starship C57D travels to planet Altair 4 in search of the crew of spaceship "Bellerophon," a scientific expedition that has been missing for 20 years, only to find themselves unwelcome by the expedition's lone survivor and warned of destruction by an invisible force if they don't turn back immediately.


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  • Walter Pidgeon

    as Dr. Edward Morbius
  • Anne Francis

    as Altaira Morbius
  • Leslie Nielsen

    as Commander John J. Adams
  • Warren Stevens

    as Lt. 'Doc' Ostrow
  • Jack Kelly

    as Lt. Jerry Farman
  • Earl Holliman

    as Cookie
  • Richard Anderson

    as Chief Engineer Quinn
  • George D. Wallace

    as Bosun
  • Robert Dix

    as Crewman Grey
  • Jimmy Thompson

    as Crewman Youngerford
  • James Drury

    as Crewman Strong
  • Harry Harvey Jr.

    as Crewman Randall
  • Roger McGee

    as Crewman Lindstrom
  • Peter Miller

    as Crewman Moran
  • Morgan Jones

    as Crewman Nichols
  • Richard Grant

    as Crewman Silvers
  • James Best

    as Crewman (uncredited)
  • William Boyett

    as Crewman (uncredited)
  • Les Tremayne

    as Narrator (uncredited) (voice)
  • Frankie Darro

    as Robby the Robot (interior) (uncredited)
  • Marvin Miller

    as Robby the Robot (voice) (uncredited)
Camera George J. Folsey Director of Photography
Art Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration
Writing Cyril Hume Screenplay
Editing Ferris Webster Editor
Art Cedric Gibbons Art Direction
Art Arthur Lonergan Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Walter Plunkett Costume Design
Sound Bebe Barron Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Helen Rose Costume Design
Production Nicholas Nayfack Producer
Directing Fred M. Wilcox Director
Sound Louis Barron Original Music Composer
Art Hugh Hunt Set Decoration
Sound John Lipow Sound Editor
Sound Kendrick Kinney Sound Editor
Writing Irving Block Story
Writing Allen Adler Story
Writing William Shakespeare Original Story
Art Irving Block Production Design
Art Mentor Huebner Production Design
Directing George Rhein Assistant Director
Directing John Greenwald Assistant Director
Art A.D. Flowers Set Dresser
Sound Wesley C. Miller Sound Recordist
Sound James Brock Sound
Sound Kurt Hernfeld Sound Editor
Crew A. Arnold Gillespie Special Effects
Crew Joshua Meador Special Effects
Crew Warren Newcombe Special Effects
Crew Irving G. Ries Special Effects
Crew Logan Frazee Special Effects
Crew Doug Hubbard Special Effects
Crew Robert Kinoshita Special Effects
Crew Glen Robinson Special Effects Technician
Crew Franklyn Soldo Special Effects Technician
Visual Effects Bob Abrams Visual Effects
Visual Effects Joshua Meador Visual Effects