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The Day the Earth Stood Still (10-Dec-2008)

Director: Scott Derrickson

Writer: David Scarpa

From story: Farewell to the Master by Harry Bates

Keywords: Sci-Fi, Alien Invasion, Robots, Washington DC

Remake of the 1951 film of the same name details an extraterrestrial force's curious first contact with Earth.

ABSTRACT
Remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). Keanu Reeves features in this big-budget box-office flop remake of the Robert Wise sci-fi classic of the same name, following Klaatu, an alien hailing from a planet far beyond the reaches of our solar system whose Earthly arrival in the name of peace alongside a giant robot is met with fear and skepticism. Caught amidst the ensuing hysteria is Helen Benson, a scientist placed under protective custody by the American government as an emergency measure who attempts to divine Klaatu's intentions as part of a bid to prevent a potentially disastrous end to the ordeal.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kathy Bates
Actor
28-Jun-1948   Misery
Kyle Chandler
Actor
17-Sep-1965   Friday Night Lights
John Cleese
Comic
27-Oct-1939   Monty Python
Jennifer Connelly
Actor
12-Dec-1970   Betty Ross in The Hulk
Roger R. Cross
Actor
19-Oct-1966   Curtis Manning on 24
Lorena Gale
Actor
9-May-1958 21-Jun-2009 Je me souviens
Jon Hamm
Actor
10-Mar-1971   Don Draper on Mad Men
Michael Hogan
Actor
c. 1949   Col. Saul Tigh on Battlestar Galactica
James Hong
Actor
22-Feb-1929   Indeed!
Brandon T. Jackson
Actor
7-Mar-1984   Roll Bounce
Ken Kirzinger
Actor
4-Nov-1959   Freddy vs. Jason
Robert Knepper
Actor
8-Jul-1959   T-Bag on Prison Break
Keanu Reeves
Actor
2-Sep-1964   Dude
Jaden Smith
Actor
8-Jul-1998   The Pursuit of Happyness

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