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Forbidden Planet
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Human Rating: 4 / 5 Alien Rating: Government Cover Up

Monsters! Monsters from the id!

Ambitious 1950s movie that is basically a sci-fi retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Some of the special effects (revolutionary for its time) may look tacky by today's standards but its intelligent storyline makes up for it. (The Star Trek television series' concept would later on borrow liberally from this movie.)

And then there's the bonus of the beautiful Anne Francis gallivanting about in a swimming pool and a classic robot called Robbie.

Don't be put off by the Shakespeare reference. It isn't anywhere as heavy and cerebral as that would make it seem. This is a very likable movie...

Review by James O'Ehley from The Sci-Fi Movie Page.

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