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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 unde...

The Day the Earth Stood Still
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 34 Critic Reviews
40
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 130 User Ratings
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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 unde...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 34 Critic Reviews
40
21% Positive
7 Reviews
59% Mixed
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21% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 34 Critic Reviews
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21% Positive
7 Reviews
59% Mixed
20 Reviews
21% Negative
7 Reviews

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Mixed or Average Based on 130 User Ratings
5.0
28% Positive
37 Ratings
47% Mixed
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25% Negative
32 Ratings

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Mixed or Average Based on 130 User Ratings
5.0
28% Positive
37 Ratings
47% Mixed
61 Ratings
25% Negative
32 Ratings

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Production Company Twentieth Century Fox, 3 Arts Entertainment, Dune Entertainment III, Earth Canada Productions, Hammerhead Productions
Release Date Dec 12, 2008
Duration 1 h 44 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline 12.12.08 is the Day the Earth Stood Still
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations
Satellite Awards
2 Nominations
Bambi Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination