The day the Earth stood still
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Published
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009].
Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen.
Language
English
UPC
024543569688

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.
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: Rated PG-13; for some sci-fi disaster images and violence.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); dual layer; 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; closed captioned.
Language
(1951 version): English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby mono.), dubbed French (Dolby mono) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Awards
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (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 (Widescreen.). 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

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

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Stoff, Erwin., et al. The Day the Earth Stood Still Widescreen., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

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