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  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

    8.6/10

    G | 1h 32min | Drama, Sci-Fi

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Sam Harris, Robert Osterloh, Jim Doyle, John Rice, Dorothy Neumann

Directed by Robert Wise

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

Tagline: A robot and a man . . . hold the world spellbound with new and startling powers from another planet!

Synopsis: An alien (Klaatu) with his mighty robot (Gort) land their spacecraft on Cold War-era Earth just after the end of World War II. They bring an important message to the planet that Klaatu wishes to tell to representatives of all nations. However, communication turns out to be difficult, so, after learning something about the natives, Klaatu decides on an alternative approach.

Tagline: A robot and a man . . . hold the world spellbound with new and startling powers from another planet!

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

  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Movie Details

  • Directors: Robert Wise
  • Writers: Edmund H. North, Harry Bates
  • Cast: Sam Harris, Robert Osterloh, Jim Doyle, John Rice, Dorothy Neumann, John Brown, John Burton, Walter Bacon, Ted Pearson, Murray Steckler, Patrick Aherne, Frances Bavier, Marjorie Crossland, George Lynn, House Peters Jr., Billy Gray, Harmon Stevens, Lock Martin, Elmer Davis, Herbert Lytton, 'Snub' Pollard, Harold Miller, Glen Walters, Carleton Young, Rama Bai, Lawrence Dobkin, Bert Madrid, Mike Ragan, James Seay, Gil Warren
  • Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi
  • Producers: Julian Blaustein
  • Musicians: Bernard Herrmann
  • Cinematographers: Leo Tover
  • Editors: William Reynolds
  • Runtime: 92 min / 1h 32min
  • Year: 1951
  • MPAA Rating: G
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 2
  • Nominations: 0
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