Forbidden Planet


Main Details
Premiere Date 1956-03-03
Alternative Titles
  • 禁忌星球 (Chinese)
  • Planète interdite (French)
  • Alarm im Weltall (German)
  • Μονομαχία δύο κόσμων (Greek)
  • Il pianeta proibito (Italian)
  • 禁断の惑星 (Japanese)
  • 금지된 행성 (Korean)
  • Planeta Proibido (Portuguese (Brazil))
  • Запретная планета (Russian)
  • Planeta prohibido (Spanish)
  • El planeta desconocido (Spanish (Latin America))
  • Förbjuden värld (Swedish)
Category Feature Film
Director Fred McLeod Wilcox*
Screenplay Cyril Hume
Based on a Story by, Production Design by (uncredited) Irving Block
Based on a Story by Allen Adler
Cast Walter Pidgeon as Dr. Morbius
Cast Anne Francis as Altaira Morbius
Cast Leslie Nielsen as Commander Adams
Cast Walter Stevens as Lt, 'Doc' Ostrow
Cast Jack Kelly as Lt. Farman
Cast Richard Anderson as Chief Quinn
Cast Earl Holliman as Cook
Cast George Wallace as Bosun
Cast Bob Dix* as Crewman Grey
Cast Jimmy Thompson as Crewman Youngerford
Introducing Robby, The Robot
Producer Nicholas Nayfack
Director of Photography George J. Folsey
Film Editing by Ferris Webster
Production Design by (uncredited) Mentor Huebner
Special Effects, Robot Design (uncredited) A. Arnold Gillespie
Special Effects Joshua Meador
Special Effects Warren Newcombe
Special Effects Irving G. Ries
Robot Builder (uncredited), Robot Design (uncredited) Robert Kinoshita
Costumes: Anne Francis Helen Rose
Composer: Electronic Tonalities Bebe Barron
Composer: Electronic Tonalities Louis Barron
Production Company, Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Notes 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.

Added to the United States National Film Registry in 2013.


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