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  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

    3.87/10

    PG-13 | 1h 44min | Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Release Dates

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

The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Keanu Reeves, Patrick Sabongui, Ty Olsson, Lorena Gale, David Lewis

Directed by Scott Derrickson

Synopsis: A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

Tagline: 12.12.08 is the Day the Earth Stood Still

Synopsis: Dr. Helen Benson is summoned to a military facility with several other scientists when an alien spacecraft of sorts arrives in New York City. Aboard is a human-like alien and a giant robot of immense size and power. The alien identifies himself as Klaatu and says he has come to save the Earth. The US military and political authorities see him as a threat however and decide to use so-called intensive interrogation techniques on him but Dr. Benson decides to facilitate his escape. When she learns exactly what he means when he says he is there to save the Earth, she tries to convince him to change his intentions.

Tagline: 12.12.08 is the Day the Earth Stood Still

Storyline: A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Movie Details

  • Directors: Scott Derrickson
  • Writers: David Scarpa, Edmund H. North
  • Cast: Keanu Reeves, Patrick Sabongui, Ty Olsson, Lorena Gale, David Lewis, Reese Alexander, Douglas Chapman, Kurt Max Runte, Roger Cross, Dean Redman, Ben Cotton, David Richmond-Peck, Blair Redford, Dawn Chubai, Ken Kirzinger, Daniel Bacon, Jennifer Connelly, John Rothman, Joshua Close, Heather Doerksen, James Hong, John Shaw, Geoff Meed, Marci T. House, Rukiya Bernard, Juan Riedinger, Robert Knepper, Hiro Kanagawa, Tyler McClendon, Michael Hogan
  • Genres: Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi
  • Producers: Paul Harris Boardman, Gregory Goodman, Erwin Stoff, Marvin Towns Jr.
  • Musicians: Tyler Bates
  • Cinematographers: David Tattersall
  • Editors: Wayne Wahrman
  • Runtime: 104 min / 1h 44min
  • Year: 2008
  • MPAA Rating: PG-13
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 3
  • Nominations: 5
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