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Still shot from the movie: The Day The Earth Stood Still.

The Day The Earth Stood Still

In this remake of the classic 1951 sci-fi movie, an alien (played this time by Keanu Reeves) lands on Earth, where he receives a rather unwelcome greeting from its human inhabitants. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 104
Theater Release: 11 Dec 2008
Video Release: 07 Apr 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How Earthlings react to visitors from outer space is the plot behind other sci-fi scripts, includingStar Trek: First Contact and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.

Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: 7 April 2009

The Day The Earth Stood Still comes home video in the following editions:

The Day The Earth Stood Still Special Edition DVD (3 Disc Set) is presented in widescreen. Audio tracks are available in 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound (English) and Dolby Surround (Spanish and French), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French. Bonus materials included are:

- Digital Copy of film for portable media players

- Copy of the 1951 version of The Day The Earth Stood Still

- Deleted Scenes

- Featurettes: Re-Imagining The Day, Unleashing Gort, Watching The Skies: In Search Of Extraterrestrial Life and The Day The Earth Was Green.

- Commentary By Writer David Scarpa

- Still Galleries, Concept Art, Storyboards and Production Photos

The Day The Earth Stood Still Special Edition Blu-ray (3 Disc Set) is presented in widescreen. Audio tracks are recorded in 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio (English) and 5.1 Dolby Digital (Spanish and French), with subtitles in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Cantonese Korean and Mandarin. Bonus materials included are:

- Digital Copy of film for portable media players

- Copy of the 1951 version of The Day The Earth Stood Still

- Deleted Scenes

- Featurettes: Re-Imagining The Day, Unleashing Gort, Watching The Skies: In Search Of Extraterrestrial Life and The Day The Earth Was Green.

- Commentary By Writer David Scarpa

- Still Galleries, Concept Art, Storyboards and Production Photos

Plus:

- Klaatu’s Unseen Artifacts: The Day The Earth Stood Still Picture-In-Picture Track

- BD-Java Game: Build Your Own GORT

The Day The Earth Stood Still Two-Disc DVD is presented in widescreen. Audio tracks are available in 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound (English) and Dolby Surround (Spanish and French), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.

-The package includes a copy of the original 1951 version of the film.

 

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