Forbidden Planet Trailer & Clips


Forbidden Planet full movie is released on Jun 13, 1958. Watch Forbidden Planet online - the English Adventure movie from United States. Forbidden Planet is directed by Fred M. Wilcox and created by Cyril Hume with Walter Pidgeon and Anne Francis. Forbidden Planet is available online on Apple iTunes and Amazon Video.

When Commander Adams and his crew are sent to investigate why there were no communications from a previous mission to a planet explored 20 years earlier by scientists, he finds only two survivors, Dr. Morbius and his daughter. Unknown to Adams, Morbius has made a discovery, a discovery of great power, and has no intention of sharing it with anyone.

As know as:

禁断の惑星, Meçhul Dünya, Planeta prohibit, Verboden planeet, Planeta Proibido

Release Date:

Mar 15, 1956

Release Date (Streaming):

Apr 18, 2000


United States, Japan



Stream Service:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Criterion Collection

Production Companies:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Toho Company


IT'S OUT OF THIS WORLD! (original print ad - all caps), Earthmen on a fabulous, peril-journey into outer space!, M-G-M Takes You On An Amazing Adventure Into Outer Space..., The year is 2200 A.D. and you are aboard Space Cruiser C-57-D traveling faster than the speed of light toward a speck in the firmament - Altair4, the "Forbidden Planet". Your objective is to seek survivors of a previous disastrous interplanetary flight. DIsregarding radar warnings, you land on Altair-4 armed with atomic weapons - and prepared for any eventuality. Your first sight of the new world is skies...two moons...and endless eerie desert. Out of it appears an electronic monster - to welcome you. You go to the fantastic habitation of a secretive, hostile scientist - creator of the robot. You meet his daughter, a fascinating beauty who has never met an earthman before. You are invited to see the strange chasms of a lost super-race which attained the zenith of civilization 2,000,000 years ago. You are told of a strange force, invisible, unconquerable, that has the evil power to destroy the planet and all life on it. And then this terrifying menace manifests itself, sabotaging the space ship, resisting even disintegrator weapons, melting steel barricades, hurling humans to destruction. Your interstellar adventure comes to its climax - and it is an experience of such visual and emotional excitement as you have never before known within the walls of a motion picture theatre. Imagine it, in the wonder of Color and CinemaScope!, One Of The Greatest Sci-Fi Masterpieces Of All Time!, Nothing Like It Ever!, In the year 2200, a space cruiser reaches the remote planet Altair...and a fabulous forbidden world opens up to the earthmen! An electronic monster! A lost super-race! A captive blonde goddess!, Amazing!


Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
An engaging 1956 science fiction gloss of Shakespeare's Tempest.
by rottentomatoes, Jul 26, 2011
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
Classic '50s sci-fi flick is campy fun.
by rottentomatoes, Dec 24, 2010
Variety Staff
Imaginative gadgets galore, plus plenty of suspense and thrills, make the production a top offering in the space travel category.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 05, 2007

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