The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

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Director

Robert Wise

Cast

Michael Rennie as Klaatu

Patricia Neal as Helen Benson

Hugh Marlowe as Tome Stevens

Sam Jaffe as Professor Jacob Barnhardt

Billy Gray as Bobby Benson

Frances Bavier as Mrs. Barley

Writers

Edmund H North (screenplay)

Harry Bates (based on a story by)


Summary

An alien lands in Washington, D.C. and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Genre

Drama, Sci-Fi

Released

September 18, 1951

Runtime

1hrs 32min

MPAA

G

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