The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

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


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  • Michael Rennie in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  • Lock Martin and Michael Rennie in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  • Michael Rennie in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  • Michael Rennie in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  • Lock Martin and Michael Rennie in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

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Trivia

One of the reasons that Michael Rennie was cast as Klaatu was because he was generally unknown to American audiences, and would be more readily accepted as an "alien" than a more recognizable actor. Studio head Darryl F. Zanuck had shown the script to Spencer ... ...


Quotes

American Radar Operator: Holy Mackerel! Call headquarters. Get the lieutenant.


Goofs

When Klaatu is in the hospital, the room number on the door is 306. Later, he tells Professor Barnhardt that the room number is 309.


Crazy Credits

Elmer Davis, H.V. Kaltenborn, and Drew Pearson identify themselves when they appear on screen. Radio personality Gabriel Heatter is identified by an announcer.

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Genres

Drama | Sci-Fi

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