The Day the Earth Stood Still Poster

Release Date: December 12th, 2008

DVD Release Date: April 7th, 2009

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

Production Co: 3 Arts Entertainment

Keywords: Rivalry, Doctor, 2000s, Relationships, Transformation, Investigation, Spirited

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