PG-13 | | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
10 December 2008 | Jamie Ward
6 | Mildly entertains, but never reaches its potential.
The epic science fiction blockbuster is slowly but surely becoming a dying form of cinematic entertainment. Not since ...
It's alright. He's here to help.
Klaatu: There's another side to you. I feel it now.
Helen Benson: Is that how it ends?
Helen Benson: You can't stop it?
Klaatu: I don't know. It would come at a price, to you and your way of life.
Helen Benson: But we can change, you know that now. Please, please, just...
As the helicopter lands to unload the scientists including Dr. Helen Benson (Jennifer Connelly) in Central Park, the rotors don't seem to be creating any down-wash as evidenced by the dead leaves on the ground. They're completely motionless around the helicopter.
£2,752,132 (UK) (12 December 2008)
$79,363,785 (USA) (27 March 2009)