The Day The Earth Stood Still

  • 1951
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Science Fiction

Working from Edmund H. North's unusually literate adaptation of Harry Bates's short story "Farewell to the Master," Robert Wise created a classic science fiction film with a strong pacifist message. Sent by a federation of planets to warn the people of Earth to stop nuclear testing before the planet is destroyed, the Christ-like Rennie descends into Washington,...read more

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01:03 — A well meaning space alien lands on the Earth to deliver his message of peace and the dangers of nuclear weapons. Great special effects, especially hi (more…)
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02:21 — Beginning with a documentary style that immediately hooks the viewer, The Day the Earth Stood Still, based on the Harry Bates short story 'Farewell to (more…)

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