The day the Earth stood still
(DVD)

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Format
DVD
Edition
3-disc special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 digital copy
Language
English
UPC
024543569664

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Based on the 1951 screenplay by Edmund H. North.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
General Note
Includes screenwriter commentary, deleted scenes, Re-imagining the day documentary, Unleashing Gort featurette, Watching the skies : in search of extraterrestrial life featurette, The day the Earth was "green" featurette, still galleries.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, David Tattersall ; edited by Wayne Wahrman ; music by 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 ramifications 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 (English); Dolby Digital surround (Spanish, French).
Language
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish; English or Spanish subtitles.
Language
Closed-captioned.
Local note
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. 3-disc special edition. 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. 3-disc special edition. 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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