The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still

"From out of space... A warning and an ultimatum"
  • G
  • 1951
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 7.7  (76,273)

Billed as a straightforward sci-fi adventure, The Day the Earth Stood Still serves as so much more, even as a warning that is as poignant today as it was in the 50s. Aliens land in Washington D.C. but the not the kind you would expect. These, a seemingly human man, Klaatu and a powerful robot, Gort bring a message of peace but are met with violence and distrust. Escaping his capture and befriended by a young widow, Helen and her son they learn about each other's differing cultures. Helen increasingly believes Klaatu's motives and determines to shield him from discovery.

The Day the Earth Stood Still
The Day The Earth Stood Still
The Day The Earth Stood Still

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Billed as a straightforward sci-fi adventure, The Day the Earth Stood Still serves as so much more, even as a warning that is as poignant today as it was in the 50s. Aliens land in Washington D.C. but the not the kind you would expect. These, a seemingly human man, Klaatu and a powerful robot, Gort bring a message of peace but are met with violence and distrust. Escaping his capture and befriended by a young widow, Helen and her son they learn about each other's differing cultures. Helen increasingly believes Klaatu's motives and determines to shield him from discovery.

The Day the Earth Stood Still is a 1951 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7.

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  • Release Date
    1951
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 32 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (76,273)