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The day the Earth stood still / Twentieth Century Fox presents a 3 Arts Entertainment production in association with Dune Entertainment ; produced by Erwin Stoff, Gregory Goodman, Paul Harris Boardman ; screenplay by David Scarpa ; directed by Scott Derrickson.

Derrickson, Scott, (film director.). Stoff, Erwin, (film producer.). Goodman, Gregory, 1959- (film producer.). Boardman, Paul Harris, (film producer.). Scarpa, David, (screenwriter.). Wahrman, Wayne, (film editor.). Bates, Tyler, (composer.). Reeves, Keanu, (actor.). Connelly, Jennifer, (actor.). Smith, Jaden, 1998- (actor.). Cleese, John, (actor.). Hamm, Jon, 1971- (actor.). Bates, Kathy, 1948- (actor.). Chandler, Kyle, (actor.). Wise, Robert, 1914-2005 (film director.). Blaustein, Julian, (film producer.). North, Edmund H., 1911-1990 (screenwriter.). Bates, Harry, 1900-1981 (screenwriter.). Rennie, Michael, (actor.). Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010 (actor.). Marlowe, Hugh, 1911-1982 (actor.). Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984 (actor.). Gray, Billy, 1938- (actor.). Bavier, Frances, 1902-1989 (actor.). Martin, Lock, 1916-1959 (actor.). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, (presenter,, film production company.). 3 Arts Entertainment (Firm), (film production company.). Dune Entertainment, (film production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.). Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, John Cleese, Jon Hamm, Kyle Chandler, Kathy Bates. (Cast).

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  • 29 out of 39 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 2 out of 2 copies are currently available at Athens Regional Library System.

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Item details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2009.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Based on the screenplay by Edmund H. North which was based on a story by Harry Bates.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Contents:
Disc 1: The day the Earth stood still (2008 version) -- Disc 2: The day the Earth stood still (1951 version) / Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; story by Harry Bates ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; directed by Robert Wise.
Restrictions on Access:
"For private home use only."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
(2008 version): edited by Wayne Wahrman ; director of photography, David Tattersall ; music, Tyler Bates.
(1951 version): music, Bernard Herman ; director of photography, Leo Toder ; film editor, William Reynolds.
Participant or Performer:
Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, John Cleese, Jon Hamm, Kyle Chandler, Kathy Bates.
1951 version cast: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin.
Summary, etc.:
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 young 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 (2008 version) ; G (1951 version)
CHV rating: PG; violence, coarse language.
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; closed captioned.
(1951 version): English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby mono.), dubbed French (Dolby mono) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Bates, Harry, 1900-1981 > Film and video adaptations.
Human-alien encounters > Drama.
Women scientists > United States > Drama.
Nature > Effect of human beings on > Drama.
Human beings > Drama.
Mothers and sons > United States > Drama.
Extraterrestrial beings > Drama.
Military robots > Drama.
Human-alien encounters > Drama.
Nature > Effect of human beings on > Drama.
Mothers and sons > United States > Drama.
Extraterrestres > Teatro.
Científicos > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Científicos > United States > Teatro.
Genre: Science fiction films.
Life on other planets > Drama.
Suspense films.
Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film remakes.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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