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The Day the Earth Stood Still

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Released September 18th, 1951, 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe The G movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 32 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from respected critics.

You probably already know what the movie's about, but just in case... Here's the plot: "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."

'The Day the Earth Stood Still' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Amazon.com, VUDU, and YouTube .