U certificateForbidden Planet is a Film programme that first aired in 1956 and has been classified a U certificate.

Forbidden Planet is a 5 star programme

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Forbidden Planet (1956)

Directed by
Fred M. Wilcox

In 2200 AD Commander Adams (Leslie Nielsen) and the crew of a space cruiser land on Altair-4 to investigate the fate of a previous mission of space colonists and find all but two have died.

Dr Morbius (Walter Pidgeon) and his beautiful daughter Altaira (Anne Francis) have somehow survived despite being tormented by a hideous monster that roams the planet - but what is the real truth behind this monster?

Based on William Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 98 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1956

5/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon...Dr. Edward Morbius
Image for Anne FrancisAnne Francis...Altaira Morbius
Image for Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen...Commander John J. Adams
Warren Stevens...Lt. 'Doc' Ostrow
Jack Kelly...Lt. Jerry Farman
Richard Anderson...Chief Engineer Quinn
Earl Holliman...Cook
Robby the Robot...Himself
George Wallace...Bosun
Robert Dix...Grey
Jimmy Thompson...Youngerford
James Drury...Joe Strong
Harry Harvey Jr....Randall
Roger McGee...Lindstrom
Peter Miller...Moran
Marvin Miller...Voice of Robby the Robot