The day the Earth stood still


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Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2009.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
024543569688, 024543569695, 024543569725


General Note
Based on the screenplay by Edmund H. North which was based on a story by Harry Bates.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Creation/Production Credits
(2008 version): edited by Wayne Wahrman ; director of photography, David Tattersall ; music, Tyler Bates.
Creation/Production Credits
(1951 version): music, Bernard Herman ; director of photography, Leo Toder ; film editor, William Reynolds.
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.
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.
Target Audience
CHV rating: PG; violence, coarse language.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono.
(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.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Stoff, E., Goodman, G., Boardman, P. H., Scarpa, D., Derrickson, S., Wahrman, W., Bates, T., Reeves, K., Connelly, J., Smith, J., Cleese, J., Hamm, J., Bates, K., Chandler, 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. 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 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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