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Forbidden Planet Reviews

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November 8, 2006
The strictly formulaic direction and by-the-numbers script, however, leach any true drama or humanity out of the bulk of the film.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
March 17, 2007
Even half a century down the line, this movie remains a masterpiece of its genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 11, 2002
The gadgets and special effects seem almost quaint to us now, but the movie is still fun to watch for younger children and it still raises some important questions for older ones.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
December 24, 2010
Classic '50s sci-fi flick is campy fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 2, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
July 26, 2002
A true sci-fi classic, and still a whole lot of fun.
| Original Score: 5/5
August 13, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
December 7, 2006
MGM's full color, 'Scope production looks amazing, and Robby the Robot steals the show.
July 10, 2007
A cinematic marvel for the ages, Forbidden Planet possesses a look and feel that was far ahead of its time.
October 12, 2011
The tragicomic tone would have done the Bard proud, and at even only 98 minutes, Forbidden Planet is positively epic.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 5, 2007
Imaginative gadgets galore, plus plenty of suspense and thrills, make the production a top offering in the space travel category.
January 26, 2006
An ingenious script, excellent special effects and photography, and superior acting, make it an endearing winner.
August 15, 2002
An all-time favorite; great soundtrack, wonderful "Monster from the Id" and a fetching Anne Francis.
| Original Score: 5/5
April 30, 2005
Uma trama curiosa e efeitos visuais ainda eficazes (embora ultrapassados, obviamente) garantiram que este filme envelhecesse bem.
| Original Score: 4/5
June 14, 2005
Marvelous special effects.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 7, 2006
...despite the rather silly tone it sometimes strikes, the film delves into some intelligent issues.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 19, 2014
There's a reason this film is called the granddaddy of all science fiction.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 28, 2006
Equal parts cheesy 1950s sci-fi and intelligent, if misguided, grappling with the idea of limitless progress.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 11, 2006 enduring best-of-breed favorite, a CinemaScope spectacle that's terrifically entertaining, smartly written, memorably cast, briskly paced, and production-designed to the hilt.
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