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

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Trivia

The role of Gort was played by Lock Martin, the doorman from Grauman's Chinese Theater, because he was extremely tall. However, he was unable to pick up Helen because he was so weak and had to be aided by wires (in shots from the back where he's carrying her, ... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

In the shot of London during the power outage, there are moving shadows near the lower-right corner of the screen, but nothing moving is casting the shadows.


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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