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Mixed or average reviews - based on 34 Critics

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Summary: The Day the Earth Stood Still is 20th Century Fox’s contemporary reinvention of its 1951 classic. Klaatu, an alien who arrives on our planet, triggers a global upheaval. As governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind the visitor’s appearance, a woman and her young stepson get caught up in his mission – and come to understand the ramifications of Klaatu calling himself a “friend to the Earth.” (20th Century Fox)

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Runtime: 104 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for some sci-fi disaster images and violence.
Production: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Genres: Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Countries: USA, Canada
Languages: English, Mandarin
Home Release Date: Apr 7, 2009
Director Credit
Scott Derrickson Director
Writer Credit
David Scarpa Screenplay
Edmund H. North 1951 Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Jennifer Connelly Helen Benson
Kathy Bates Regina Jackson
Keanu Reeves Klaatu
Cast Credit
Jaden Smith Jacob Benson
James Hong Mr. Wu
John Cleese Professor Barnhardt
John Rothman Dr. Myron
Jon Hamm Michael Granier
Juan Riedinger William Kwan
Kyle Chandler John Driscoll
Robert Knepper Colonel
Rukiya Bernard Student
Sam Gilroy Tom
Sunita Prasad Rouhani
Tanya Champoux Isabel
Producer Credit
Erwin Stoff Producer
Gregory Goodman Producer
Marvin Towns Jr. Line Producer: Second Unit, Detroit
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