From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
- Released in 1980
- B & W
- Running Time: 73 min | USA: 74 min
- Production Co: Hercules Films Ltd.
- Distribution Co: The Samuel Goldwyn Company (1982) (USA)
- Directed by Richard Elfman
- Written by Matthew Bright, Richard Elfman, Nicholas James, Nick L. Martinson
- Starring Hervé Villechaize, Susan Tyrrell, Gisele Lindley, Jan Stuart Schwartz, Marie-Pascale Elfman, Virginia Rose
- Produced by Gene Cunningham, Judith Faye Elfman, Marie-Pascale Elfman, Richard Elfman, Nicholas James, Martin Nicholson
- Original Music by Danny Elfman
- Cinematography by Gregory Sandor
- Film Editing by Nicholas James
- A chaotic musical fantasy.
Forbidden Zone is a 1980 musical comedy film based upon the stage performances of the Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo. Originally shot on black-and-white film, the story of Forbidden Zone involves an alternate universe accessed through a door in the house of the Hercules family. Directed and produced by Richard Elfman, who co-wrote the film with fellow Mystic Knights member Matthew Bright, it was the first film scored by his brother Danny Elfman (Wikipedia)