Forbidden Planet

Corrected entry: When Commander Addams is asked to fire his baster at the Krell lab door, he notices that the spot he shot at isn't even warm. If it drinks up energy that rapidly "like a sponge" as Morbius puts it, the commander's hand would have gotten instant frostbite as his body heat would have been absorbed as well.

Correction: This is just silly. It's a fictional material on another planet. There is no way to know how it behaves.

Jason Hoffman

Corrected entry: While Adams is wearing the plastic educator machine's sensors on his forehead, he reaches for the creation lever. Morbius stops him and the sensors are suddenly retracted from his head.


Correction: Morbius moves the unit away as he stops the commander from using the intelligence booster. For this reason, in the next shot it appears retracted.

Noman Premium member

Corrected entry: Just before his death, Dr. Morbius tells Cmdr. Adams that they must be 100 million miles away in 24 hours to be safe. By my calculations, they'd have to travel at 4,166,666 MPH to get that far away in the time allowed. Kinda makes light speed seem like child's play.

Correction: Well, while your calculations are entirely reasonable, your knowledge appears to be somewhat lacking. That's less than one percent of the speed of light, which tops out at a remarkable 671 million miles per hour.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: Robby insists that the crew wear seatbelts when they get on the transport for the first time, but when they arrive at Morbius' dwelling, none of them are wearing seat belts.


Correction: When they arrive at the residence, you can see them unbuckle their seatbelts, except for the middle passenger that had no seat.

Corrected entry: When the id monster is melting the protective door and parts of the molten door starts to fall to the floor, you can see a person through the resulting holes who is moving around and presumably pushing parts of the door to make them fall through. This happens about 5-10 minutes from the end of the film.

Correction: I have watched this scene several times and at no point is a person visible through the hole.

Jason Hoffman

Revealing mistake: Halfway through the movie, Alta is swimming in the pond, supposedly nude. However, when she climbs out, she can be seen wearing a flesh-covered swimsuit. (00:45:15)

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Lt. 'Doc' Ostrow: You ought to see my new mind... it's up there in lights.

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Trivia: This movie was based on William Shakespeare's play "The Tempest."

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