The Day the Earth Stood StillThe film is a remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about Klaatu (Keanu Reeves), an extraterrestrial visitor who travels across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis and his giant robot counterpart.Keywords:
Actors of "The Day the Earth Stood Still"
Characters of "The Day the Earth Stood Still"
Directors of "The Day the Earth Stood Still"Scott DerricksonBirthdate: 16 July 1966, Denver, Colorado, USA
Creators of "The Day the Earth Stood Still"David ScarpaEdmund H. NorthBirthdate: 12 March 1911, New York City, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "The Day the Earth Stood Still"At the MoviesDecember 15, 2008
The special effects in 1951 were hokey fun. Here, in the first half of the movie anyway, they are hokey but they aren't fun.New York Magazine/VultureDecember 15, 2008
The remake of that fine old fifties alien-invasion picture The Day the Earth Stood Still comes to a standstill about an hour before the Earth does in the wilds of New Jersey.The New RepublicDecember 12, 2008
One can only hope that in the future [Reeves] will devote himself to playing androids, less-self-aware species of undead, stylish pieces of contemporary furniture, and other roles that do not require the exhibition of any recognizably human traits.Christian Science MonitorDecember 12, 2008
You'll be doing yourself a huge favor if you go into this movie with lowered expectations.Washington PostDecember 12, 2008
Solemn, sober and efficient, The Day the Earth Stood Still gets the job done and moves on.QuickflixOctober 21, 2014
Poor Keanu Reeves. Imagine taking the role of an emotionless extra terrestrial, and having people applaud such ingenious casting.TheShiznit.co.ukOctober 14, 2012
The Day The Earth Stood Still is a missed opportunity for sure - you'll leave the cinema not enlightened or entertained, but wondering just how mankind's last stand could wind up being so fatally underwhelming.American ProfileSeptember 28, 2011
The world doesn't actually stand still. The corners of Keanu Reeves' mouth, his eyebrows and most of his other facial features, however, remain motionless for almost two hours.CinematicalDecember 17, 2009
As a flashy big-budget distraction, Stood Still is adequate overall -- rarely above, occasionally below -- and often familiar in its spectacle.Times-PicayuneOctober 09, 2009
Robert Wise's original is well served by 20th Century Fox's popcorny but respectful update, a sturdy, entertaining sci-fi actioner.Florida Times-UnionSeptember 18, 2009
Now we know what happens when the Earth slows below 55 mph and stands still.
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