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The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008)

The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008)
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Keanu Reeves Keanu Reeves
Klaatu
Jennifer Connelly Jennifer Connelly
Helen Benson
Kathy Bates Kathy Bates
Regina Jackson
Jaden Smith Jaden Smith
Jacob Benson
John Cleese John Cleese
Professor Barnhardt
Jon Hamm Jon Hamm
Michael Granier
Kyle Chandler Kyle Chandler
John Driscoll
Robert Knepper Robert Knepper
Colonel


Written by
David Scarpa David Scarpa
(screenplay)
Edmund H. North Edmund H. North
(1951 screenplay)


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The Day the Audience did not sit still..they left.

9 years, 8 months ago at Dec 15 1:24
9 votes
''If the Earth dies, you die. If you die, the Earth survives.''

A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

Keanu Reeves: Klaatu

To start with I never had any major expectations upon seeing The Day the Earth stood Still. Initially it's an effect laden disaster movie disguised as an ... read more

Remakes are Still superfluous...

9 years, 2 months ago at Jun 13 11:56
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"If the Earth dies, you die. If you die, the Earth survives."

A botched, superfluous modernisation of Robert Wise's timeless science fiction gem of the same name, The Day the Earth Stood Still is an overdone and super-sized special effects extravaganza as well as a prime example of cinematic blasphemy. Instead of the 1950s mindset which pervaded the original feature (Cold War, fear ... read more

A Blah Re-make

9 years, 7 months ago at Dec 24 0:44
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The Day the Earth Stood Still had the potential to be a decent sci-fi movie. The visuals and musical score created an atmosphere of foreboding but these weren't enough to make for a truly enjoyable movie. This was because the story was poorly developed and the characters had no depth and it seemed like the movie was a showcase for advertisers more than anything else.

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A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.
Release date: 12 December 2008
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