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Questions tagged [forbidden-planet]

For questions about Forbidden Planet, a science fiction film directed by Fred M. Wilcox and released in 1956.

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Who is the actress in this Forbidden Planet lobby card?

I recently bought the Blu-Ray version of Forbidden Planet, which contained some art cards. If you have this version, look at the cards; in one there's a photo of Anne Francis's character, Alta, with ...
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Was Altaira's pet tiger created by Dr. Morbius's imagination?

First some background info. The Krell were an ancient race that were peaceful, very intelligent, and possessed of superior technology to anything humans made. The Krell lived on Altair IV until they ...
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Are there any Forbidden Planet storyline derivatives?

The sci-fi movie Forbidden Planet from 1956 was exceptional. The special effects team were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects at the 29th Academy Awards. The sound track was the ...
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Causes of Morbius' death and the disappearance of the Id monster

I had always assumed that Morbius is mortally wounded by his own creature, thus allowing the monster to disappear, but I have read other interpretations, such as this one from wikipedia: Captain ...
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What does the Captain refer to when he says “Something has been added”?

After the Captain shoots the leaping tiger, 2 questions emerge. He says to Altair "you really don't know (or similar)" What doesn't she know? The scene eventually switches to the inside view of him ...
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How does the id monster in Forbidden Planet penetrate the defenses?

In the final scenes of Forbidden Planet, the "monster from the id" melts through an almost indestructible door with a combination lock which the commander jumbled in order to prevent access by the id. ...
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Why does the Id Monster not simply kill everyone?

We know that Morbius has not only increased his intelligence by playing with the Krell technology, but without realizing it allowed his subconscious Id the access to a matter projecting machine with ...