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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Trivia

Because the stationary Gort could not stand on the angled ramp, Lock Martin had to wear the Gort suit in the background during the final sequence. Martin, who was frail, had to wear the suit for so long that he began having spasms in his arms. During Klaatu's ... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

After taking Helen on the spaceship, as Gort is leaving, you can briefly see the costume lacing on his left leg and chest.


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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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Sci-Fi

Details

Release Date:

1951

Language

English, French, Hindi, Russian


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

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