The day the Earth stood still
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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
0024543569688, 024543569688

Notes

General Note
Based on the 1951 screenplay by Edmund H. North.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Tyler Bates.
Participants/Performers
Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, John Cleese, Jon Hamm, Kathy Bates.
Participants/Performers
1951 version cast: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin.
Description
Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramificications of Klaatu's claim that he is a 'friend to the Earth.' Now, she and her yourng stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sci-fi disaster images and violence.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono.
Language
(2008 version): English (Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Language
(1951 version): English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby mono.), dubbed French (Dolby mono) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue.
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DVD
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Stoff, E., Goodman, G., Boardman, P. H., Scarpa, D., Derrickson, S., Reeves, K., Connelly, J., Smith, J., Cleese, J., Hamm, J., Bates, K., Rennie, M., Neal, P., Marlowe, H., Jaffe, S., Gray, B., Bavier, F., Martin, L., Blaustein, J., Bates, H., North, E. H., & Wise, R. (2009). The day the Earth stood still. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Erwin. Stoff et al.. 2009. The Day the Earth Stood Still. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Erwin. Stoff et al., The Day the Earth Stood Still. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Stoff, Erwin., et al. The Day the Earth Stood Still. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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