Plot & Details
Keanu Reeves tops this adaptation of the seminal 1951 sci-fi film The Day the Earth Stood Still with this 20th Century Fox production. Scott Derrickson (The Exorcism of Emily Rose) helms the story of an alien traveler, Klaatu (Reeves), who heads to Earth along with his bodyguard robot, Gort, to deliver a warning of planetary destruction if the people of the world fail to stop laying waste to the environment. Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, and Kathy Bates co-star in the David Scarpa-penned film.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Genre(s): Science Fiction
- Run Time: 110min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 12/12/2008
- DVD Release Date: 04/07/2009
- Distributor(s): Fox
- Director(s): Scott Derrickson
- Starring: Keanu Reeves , Jennifer Connelly , Jon Hamm , Kathy Bates , Jaden Smith
- Themes: Race Against Time,Benign Aliens,Robots and Androids,Evil Aliens,End of the World
- Tone: Eerie,Ominous,Tense
- Keywords: alien [not human],robot,warning
- Country of Origin: USA (12-12-2008),USA - IMAX (12-12-2008)
- Language: English