Forbidden Planet

Plot hole: Krell doorways and equipment suggest they are short, wide and 2-3 times larger than a human. Yet the shuttle pod the Commander, Doctor and Morbius ride in is designed for human size beings.

Grumpy Scot

Plot hole: Morbius says no physical representation of the Krell remains. Yet later he shows the Commander a screen that contains the total sum of the Krell's scientific knowledge. So didn't the Krell study their own biology?

Grumpy Scot

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)

Westing1992
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Suggested correction: Alta did not say she was nude, she just did not know what a swim suit was. The captain assumed that she was nude.

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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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