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PG-13| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
Klaatu (Keanu Reeves), an extraterrestrial visitor to planet Earth, becomes the herald of upheaval on a global scale. As the world's governments and scientists race to understand what is happening and how to stop it, Dr. Helen Benson (Jennifer Connelly) and her stepson come to understand the chilling ramifications behind Klaatu's statement that he is a "friend to the Earth."

Cast: Keanu Reeves , Jennifer Connelly , Kathy Bates , Jaden Smith , John Cleese , Jon Hamm , Kyle Chandler , Robert Knepper

Director: Scott Derrickson

Genres: Science fiction

The Day the Earth Stood Still: with Spanish Subtitles (2008)

Release Date: December 12th, 2008|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • 25
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    How can this movie not be fun? show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The story, an updated version of the 1951 classic about a portentous extraterrestrial visit, feels musty and derivative, and not only because it's a remake. show more

  • 10
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    What's never explained is why anyone would do such a dumb remake of Robert Wise's 1951 sci-fi classic. show more

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