Forbidden Planet is an American science fiction feature film directed by Fred M. Wilcox in 1956. The main stars of the cast are Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis and Leslie Nielsen. It is the first appearance of Robby, the robot, which is a popular fictional character who made numerous appearances in science fiction films and television programs from 1956 onwards.
This was the first science fiction movie with a millionaire budget. That’s why the movie has a good number of special effects.
The plot is a recreation of Shakespeare’s play The Tempest, set in the space age. The authors themselves recognized it after the premiere of the film.