The day the earth stood still
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Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramificications of Klaatu's claim that he is a 'friend to the Earth.' Now, she and her yourng stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late.

Item Details
Human beings -- Drama.
Human-alien encounters -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Drama.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Drama.
Women scientists -- United States -- Drama.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Other Authors:
3 Arts Entertainment (Firm)
Bates, Harry, 1900-1981.
Bates, Kathy, 1948-
Bavier, Frances, 1902-1989.
Blaustein, Julian.
Boardman, Paul Harris.
Cleese, John.
Connelly, Jennifer.
Derrickson, Scott.
Goodman, Gregory, 1959-
Gray, Billy, 1938-
Hamm, Jon, 1971-
Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984.
Marlowe, Hugh, 1911-1982.
Martin, Lock.
Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010.
North, Edmund H., 1911-1990.
Reeves, Keanu.
Rennie, Michael.
Scarpa, David.
Smith, Jaden, 1998-
Stoff, Erwin.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005.
Widescreen ed.
Publisher, Date:
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2009.
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: PG ; for some sci-fi disaster images and violence.
Other Title:
Day the earth stood still (Motion picture : 1951)
Based on the 1951 screenplay by Edmund H. North.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Music, Tyler Bates.
Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, John Cleese, Jon Hamm, Kathy Bates.
1951 version cast: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono.
(2008 version): English (Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
(1951 version): English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby mono.), dubbed French (Dolby mono) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Disc 1: The day the Earth stood still (2008 version)
Disc 2: The day the Earth stood still (1951 version) / Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; story by Harry Bates ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; directed by Robert Wise.
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