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Forbidden Planet [1956 film] (1956)

by Fred M. Wilcox (Director), Allen Adler (Screenwriter), Cyril Hume (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Richard Anderson, Richard Eyer, Anne Francis (Actor), Earl Holliman (Actor), Jack Kelly (Actor)4 more, Leslie Nielsen (Actor), Walter Pidgeon (Actor), William Shakespeare (Original play), Warren Stevens (Actor)

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The far-off star Altair-IV, occupied by two lone inhabitants and Robby the Robot, is visited by a search party from Earth.
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Outstanding 50s SF, based on Shakespeare's The Tempest, fine special effects, and possibly the world's first electronic score. ( )
  unclebob53703 | Mar 6, 2016 |
A planet's last surviving colonist doesn't want to be rescued.

Star Trek wishes it could be Forbidden Planet. (At least, that's the case when Star Trek is at its best. Somebody should force J.J. Abrams and his writers to watch this movie a few hundred times.)

Concept: A
Story: B
Characters: C
Dialog: B
Pacing: C
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: A
Acting: C
Music: B

Enjoyment: A plus

GPA: 3.1/4 ( )
  comfypants | Dec 22, 2015 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Wilcox, Fred M.Directorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Adler, AllenScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Hume, CyrilScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, Richardsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eyer, Richardsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Francis, AnneActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Holliman, EarlActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kelly, JackActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nielsen, LeslieActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pidgeon, WalterActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shakespeare, WilliamOriginal playsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stevens, WarrenActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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