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The Day The Earth Stood Still

G| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
When a UFO lands in Washington, D.C., bearing a message for Earth's leaders, all of humanity stands still. Klaatu (Michael Rennie) has come on behalf of alien life who have been watching Cold War-era nuclear proliferation on Earth. But it is Klaatu's soft-spoken robot Gort that presents a more immediate threat to onlookers. A single mother (Patricia Neal) and her son teach the world about peace and tolerance in this moral fable, ousting the tanks and soldiers that greet the alien's arrival.

Cast: Michael Rennie , Patricia Neal , Hugh Marlowe , Sam Jaffe , Billy Gray , Frances Bavier , Lock Martin , Drew Pearson

Director: Robert Wise

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: 20th Century Fox, Fox, CBS/Fox

The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

Release Date: September 18th, 1951|1 hr. 32 min.

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