Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2009.
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, mono.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, John Cleese, Jon Hamm, Kathy Bates.
Director, Scott Derrickson ; screenplay, David Scarpa ; director of photography, David Tattersall ; producers, Erwin Stoff, Gregory Goodman, Paul Harris Boardman ; music, Tyler Bates.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Based on the 1951 screenplay by Edmund H. North.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sci-fi disaster images and violence.
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.
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 ; starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin.
MW, 4-09; 5-09(add)
Day the earth stood still (Motion picture : 1951)
Day the Earth stood still (Motion picture : 2008)
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