Director: Fred M. Wilcox
Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis
More info: IMDb
Tagline: IT'S OUT OF THIS WORLD!
Plot: When Adams and his crew are sent to investigate the silence from a planet inhabited by scientists, he finds all but two have died. Dr. Morbius and his daughter Altaira have somehow survived a hideous monster which roams the planet. Unknown to Adams, Morbius has made a discovery, and has no intention of sharing it (or his daughter!) with anyone.
My rating: 8.5/10
Will I watch it again? Yup.
Excellent sci-fi classic - the best of the 50s. The intelligent story, the sets, the ground-breaking electronic score by Bebe & Louis Barron, the special effects, the introduction to the iconic Robby the Robot, the works! I never grow tired of watching this. The DVD special edition from a few years back looks fantastic. I'm sure the blu-ray looks even more amazing that it would make me giggle. Any self-respecting sci-fi fan owes it to themselves and to the sci-fi community to watch this and marvel at this 64 year old marvel in outer space storytelling.