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Movies Under the Stars: Forbidden Planet

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A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.

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Grab a blanket and come enjoy a movie in a neighborhood park or playground! This summer, NYC Parks will host family-friendly movie showings across the five boroughs.

Arts, Culture & Fun will be screening Forbidden Planet, in this sci-fi classic from 1956, a spacecraft travels to the distant planet Altair IV to discover the fate of a group of scientists sent there decades earlier. When Commander John J. Adams (Leslie Nielsen) and his crew arrive, they discover only two people: Dr. Morbius (Walter Pidgeon) and his daughter, Altaira (Anne Francis), who was born on the remote planet. Soon, Adams begins to uncover the mystery of what happened on Altair IV, and why Morbius and Altaira are the sole survivors.

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Please wear a mask if you are unvaccinated or cannot maintain social distance.

All individuals should maintain social distancing of six feet during programming, regardless of vaccination status.

Wash your hands before attending a program.

Stay home if you are sick.

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility.

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NYC Parks' Public Programs Recreation Division hosts recreational programs and events for the public. Our mission is to enable all New Yorkers to lead physically active and intellectually stimulating lives through sports, fitness, outdoor adventure, technology, education and the arts.

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