The Day the Earth Stood Still

06/07/1998
  |  Book Tickets: 28/09/1951
  |  Buy to Own: 06/07/1998
  |  Watch Now: 25/03/2008
  |  88 min
Rated U by the BBFC

Synopsis

Robert Wise directs this adaptation of the novel by Harry Bates. When a non-threatening alien (Michael Rennie) comes to Earth in 1951 with a message of peace, he is shot and wounded by nervous troops. Seeing this as an act of aggression, his ten-foot robot Gort (Lock Martin) immediately renders all Earth's weapons useless while the alien delivers an ultimatum to the world: stop fighting or be destroyed.

Contains very mild violence and threat
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