15 Movies You Might Not Know Were Based On Shakespeare Plays

#15 Forbidden Planet (1956)

#15 Forbidden Planet (1956)

Based on: The Tempest<br> Instead of getting stranded on an island, the space crew in Forbidden Planet ends up on a seemingly utopian planet. Morbius (Walter Pidgeon) is a stand-in for Prospero, keeping a protective hold over his daughter Alta (Anne Francis) — Miranda in The Tempest. As in the original story, the daughter falls in love with one of the outsiders despite her father’s objections.

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						Forbidden Planet (1956)